Polyhedra Geometry in the Best of the Web Directory

# Polyhedra Geometry

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• Alexander's Polyhedra

Collection of virtual reality polyhedra. By Alex Doskey.

• Harold Scott MacDonald Coxeter

Specialized in geometry, particularly on polytopes, non-euclidean geometry, group theory and combinatorics.

• Juno's World

Includes puzzles, gallery of polyhedra and a collection of VRML models.

• Mathematical Models

Offers a set of models for purchase. Models made of solid aluminum, precision die-cast, and available in four different painted colors.

• Mathematician's Portrait: Professor Emeritus H.S.M. Coxeter

Biography courtesy of the Mathematics Survival Guide, published by the Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto.

• Multiple-Unit Dodecahedral Constructions

By Stephan Werbeck. Features images and VRML models.

• Paper Models of Polyhedra

• Pavilion of Polyhedreality

Practical polyhedra constructions by George W. Hart.

• The Platonic Solids by Peter Alfeld

Provides general explanation, with java applets for illustration.

• Platonic Spheres

Presents a systematic approach to generating the Platonic bodies and discusses the symmetry of the Platonic spheres.

• Polyedergarten

Collection of constructions and VRML models. Also available in German or French versions.

• Polyhedra by Bob

Describes the Platonic Solids, Archimedian Solids and Catalan Solids. With download links to Poly, a dos program to study the truncations and transformations of the Platonic Solids.

• Polyhedra Database

Solids include the regular polyhedra, Archimedean, some prisms and anti-prisms, Archimedean duals, the Johnson solids (all convex polyhedra with regular faces) and some weird solids.

• Stellated Icosahedra

Excerpt of an article published in Mathematica in Education, discussing 59 stellations of the icosahedron.

• Superliminal Geometry Page

Includes regular polyhedra, infinite polyhedra, flexible polyhedra, and hyperbolic tessellations. With images and links to 3D images and Tyler applets.

• Uniform Polyhedra

Provides an excerpt of Chapter 9 of R. Maeder's book, The Mathematica Programmer II. With images and animation of 80 polyhedra.

• Virtual Polyhedra

Provides a collection of thousands of virtual reality polyhedra. Serves as a free self-contained tutorial, reference work, and object library for people interested in polyhedra.