Updated January 2010

Guinea Cracker's Jolly Geometry Jaunt

Let's get mathsy!

In this adventure I pose with some geometric shapes called polyhedra. They're fun to climb and I get a nice view of the sunset. (These shapes were made by Robert Webb, using his Stella software and you can find more here).

I'm in a precarious position below!
Believe it or not, I'm sitting on a stellation of the small stellated dodecahedron.
Try saying that three times quickly (or once slowly).

This stellation of the icosahedron has a comfy dimple to sit in.
Pretty sharp and pointy elsewhere though!

Here I am on a compound of 3 cubes.
Can you see a separate cube in each colour?
Do you think I look wise?

Me and a stellated truncated hexahedron.

This one is like a flower, but it doesn't smell.
It's a great icosidodecahedron.

Ooooh, I like this one.
It's a great rhombicuboctahedron.

Aww, this one's shiny.
It's a great dodecahedron.

Lift off!
I'm about to rocket into space on a pile of small stellated dodecahedra!

And now lifting off in the other direction.
This time on a pile of great stellated dodecahedra!

Whoa, this one's complicated!
It's a great dirhombicosidodecahedron, also known as Miller's Monster. I'm scared of monsters! Although apparently they're just as scared of me.

Ow, pointy!
This one is the final stellation of the icosahedron. I'd like to get down now!

My fortress of solitude.
This is one of many stellations of the rhombic triacontahedron.

Guinea Cracker in the fourth dimension!
Here I am stuck in a three dimensional projection of the four dimensional cantitruncated tesseract. Just like Homer in that 3D episode of The Simpsons, sort of.

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