Solids of constant width

This absolutely fascinates me. Functionally, these objects are as good as spheres, yet they’re edged and asymmetrical. Looking at these shapes it never would’ve entered my mind that they might possibly have an unchanging width. Even though I can’t think of a practical use for this kind of object, I can say that it could […]

Solids of constant widthThis absolutely fascinates me. Functionally, these objects are as good as spheres, yet they’re edged and asymmetrical. Looking at these shapes it never would’ve entered my mind that they might possibly have an unchanging width. Even though I can’t think of a practical use for this kind of object, I can say that it could possibly turn people around to the idea that math can be interesting. Just maybe.

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