Klein bottle, 1995

Made:
1995 in Greenfield
maker:
Alan Bennett
and
Alan Bennett
and

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Toroid Klein bottle with disguised pierce which when cut produces a pair of single-twist Mobius strips.

A single surface model made by Alan Bennett in Bedford, 1995. It is a toroid Klein bottle with disguised pierce which when cut produces a pair of single-twist Mobius strips. A Klein bottle has no edges, no outside or inside and cannot be properly constructed in three dimensions.

Details

Category:
Mathematics
Object Number:
1996-547
type:
single surface model and single surface model and
credit:
Bennett, Alan