Thursday, July 9, 2009

What is a truncated icosahedron?

Emme guessed correctly - a soccer ball, or otherwise known as a football. I will give Brendan half points for saying a hat - half way through it sat on his head and had a nice Davy Crocket tail.
My first edition is almost full sized, so next time my hexagons and pentagons will be halved (it is meant to be a baby toy in celebration of 2010 world cup being held in South Africa).

Truncated Isoahedron curtesty of Wolfram, developers of the newest, most exciting computational search engine - Wolfram Alpha. (sorry for the geek-out)

1 comment:

  1. yay - i win! i am so smart, S-M-R-T! great topical toy ducks, 1 yr today will be the final match. and following your geek link: who knew there was link between soccer and the atomic bomb? peace y'all.