Klein bottle, 1995.

Made:
1995 in Greenfield
maker:
Alan Bennett

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Klein bottle with three inlet tubes which when cut produce three pairs of single twist Mobius strips

A single surface glass vessel made by Alan Bennett in Bedford, United Kingdom. It consists of three Klein bottles sharing an inlet tube which when cut produces three pairs of single-twist Mobius strips. A Klein bottle is a surface which has no edges, no outside or inside and cannot be properly constructed in three dimensions.

Details

Category:
Mathematics
Object Number:
1996-536
type:
single surface model
credit:
Bennett, Alan