Klein bottle cut to form two single-twist Mobius strips

Made:
1995-1996 in Greenfield
maker:
Alan Bennett
Klein bottle cut to form two single-twist Mobius strips (single surface model) Klein bottle cut to form two single-twist Mobius strips (single surface model)

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Klein bottle cut to form two single-twist Mobius strips.

A single surface model made by Alan Bennett in Bedford, 1995. It is a Klein bottle which has been cut to form two 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:
1996-556
Materials:
glass
Measurements:
Part 1: 90 x 105 x 23 mm
Part 2: 90 x 105 x 25 mm
type:
single surface model
credit:
Bennett, Alan