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Alexander Graham Bell’s Tetrahedral Kites (1903–9)

Adam Green - June 19, 2017 in abstract, alexander graham bell, early flight, flight, flying, geometry, inventors, kites, Tetrahedral Kite

The wonderful imagery documenting Alexander Graham Bell's experiments with tetrahedral kites.

Alexander Graham Bell’s Tetrahedral Kites (1903–9)

Adam Green - June 19, 2017 in abstract, alexander graham bell, early flight, flight, flying, geometry, inventors, kites, Tetrahedral Kite

The wonderful imagery documenting Alexander Graham Bell's experiments with tetrahedral kites.

Alexander Graham Bell’s Tetrahedral Kites (1903–9)

Adam Green - June 19, 2017 in abstract, alexander graham bell, early flight, flight, flying, geometry, inventors, kites, Tetrahedral Kite

The wonderful imagery documenting Alexander Graham Bell's experiments with tetrahedral kites.

Max Brückner’s Collection of Polyhedral Models (1900)

Adam Green - June 21, 2016 in Escher, geometry, mathematics, maths, Max Brückner, models

Collection of stellated and uniform polyhedra belonging to Max Brückner , a German geometer.

Max Brückner’s Collection of Polyhedral Models (1900)

Adam Green - June 21, 2016 in Escher, geometry, mathematics, maths, Max Brückner, models

Collection of stellated and uniform polyhedra belonging to Max Brückner , a German geometer.

Max Brückner’s Collection of Polyhedral Models (1900)

Adam Green - June 21, 2016 in Escher, geometry, mathematics, maths, Max Brückner, models

Collection of stellated and uniform polyhedra belonging to Max Brückner , a German geometer.

Notes on the Fourth Dimension

Adam Green - October 28, 2015 in 4D, Books, charles howard hinton, Featured Articles, flatland, fourth dimension, geometry, ghosts, hinton cube, hyperspace, mathematical fiction, mathematics, maths, Philosophy, physics, Science & Medicine, spirits, spiritualism, tesseract

Hyperspace, ghosts, and colourful cubes - Jon Crabb on the work of Charles Howard Hinton and the cultural history of higher dimensions.

Redressing the Balance: Levinus Vincent’s Wonder Theatre of Nature

Adam Green - August 20, 2014 in Art & Illustrations, cabinet of curiosities, cabinet of curiosity, geometry, levinus vincent, nature, pattern, prelapserian, Science & Medicine, silk, wonder theatre of nature, Wondertooneel der Nature, wunderkammer

Bert van de Roemer explores the curiosity cabinets of the Dutch collector Levinus Vincent and how the aesthetic drive behind his meticulous ordering of the contents was in essence religious, an attempt to emphasise the wonder of God's creations by restoring the natural world to its prelapsarian harmony.

The Tibetan Book of Proportions

Adam Green - March 11, 2014 in buddha, buddhism, geometry, nepal, proportion, tibet

An eighteenth-century pattern book consisting of 36 ink drawings showing precise…

The Tibetan Book of Proportions

Adam Green - March 11, 2014 in buddha, buddhism, geometry, nepal, proportion, tibet

An eighteenth-century pattern book consisting of 36 ink drawings showing precise…