Klein bottles, 1995

Made:
1995 in Greenfield
maker:
Alan Bennett

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Four small Klein bottles: i) one loop relating to the single-twist Mobius strip, ii) two loop relating to the three-twist Mobius strip iii) three loops relating to the five-loop Mobius strip, iv) four loop relating to the seven-twist Mobius strip.

Single surface models made by Alan Bennett in Bedford, 1995. Four small Klein bottles (left to right): i) one loop relating to the single-twist Mobius strip, ii) two loop relating to the three-twist Mobius strip, iii) three loops relating to the five-loop Mobius strip, iv) four loop relating to the seven-twist Mobius strip. 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:
1996-555
Measurements:
Part 3: 30 x 35 x 50 mm
Part 4: 17 x 40 x 37 mm
Part 1: 30 x 65 x 40 mm
Part 2: 30 x 50 x 55 mm
type:
single surface model and single surface model and
credit:
Bennett, Alan