Way-in-way-out vessel', 1995.

Made:
1995 in Greenfield
maker:
Alan Bennett
'Way-in way-out vessel' equivalent to two Klein bottles, one inverted, sealed together back-to-back. When cut it forms

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'Way-in way-out vessel' equivalent to two Klein bottles, one inverted, sealed together back-to-back. When cut it forms two pairs of single twist Mobius strips.

A single surface model made by Alan Bennett in Bedford, 1995. This 'way-in-way-out vessel' is equivalent to two Klein bottles, one inverted, sealed together back-to-back. When cut it forms two 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:
1996-543
type:
single surface model and single surface model and
credit:
Bennett, Alan