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  • Dodecahedron Research Paper

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    Dodecahedron Research Paper: Ocean 2.    An ocean is considered a very large expansion version of a sea, where each sea is divided into one main area geographically. The ocean is considered the first biome to exist on planet Earth before any biome could exist. All existing oceans are made of saline water that composes most of the Earth’s hydrosphere. The word “ocean” was originally representative on huge bodies of water that fills up the Earth’s land mass. The ocean is also considered the first

  • Five Platonic Solids

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    platonic solids are the tetrahedron, cube, octahedron, dodecahedron, and the icosahedron. They are named for the Greek philosopher Plato. Plato wrote about them in The Timaeus (c.360 B.C.) in which he paired each of the four classical elements, earth, air, water, and fire with a regular solid. Earth was paired with the cube, air with the octahedron, water with the icosahedron, and fire with the tetrahedron. The fifth Platonic solid, the dodecahedron, Plato says that, "...the god used for arranging the

  • The Life of Johannes Kepler Essay

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    icosahedron. Each interior angle of a square is 90°, so we can fit only three of them together at each vertex, giving us a cube. The interior angles of the regular pentagon are 108°, so again we can fit only three together at a vertex, giving us the dodecahedron. That makes five regular polyhedra. However, what would happen if we had a six-sided figure? Well, its interior angles are 120°, so if we fit three of them together at a vertex the angles add up to 360°, and therefore they lie flat. For this

  • Critique on Carl Milles' Work

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    Critique on Carl Milles’ work Carl Milles (Carl Emil Wilhelm Anderson) was born at Orby in Lagga near Uppsala, Sweden on 23 June 1875 and died at his home in Lidingo, Sweden on 19 September 1955. He was the world famous Swedish sculptor during the first half of the 20th century. In 1892-1897, he was apprenticed to a cabinetmaker and woodworker when he left school and attended evening classes at the Technical School in Stockholm in woodwork and later in carving and modeling. He showed a talent

  • M. C. Escher Essay

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    Maurits Cornelis (M.C.) Escher (1898-1972) was a Dutch graphics artist who specialized in many printmaking techniques, mainly lithographs as well as mezzotints. Like many famous artists such as Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Albrecht Dürer, and Holbein, M.C. Escher was left-handed. His trade was not limited to printmaking / graphics artist, he was also known for his book illustrations, tapestries, postage stamps as well as murals. What makes Escher’s works so intriguing is the mathematical nature

  • Hero's Journey To Milo

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    This is a story about a boy who thinks the world is boring but then ends up going on a wonderous adventure in a fantasy world. The story begins with a boy named Milo. To Milo the world is boring and school is a waste of time. He thinks school is a waste because he will not use it in the future. One day Milo comes from school and finds a package in his room. The package says quote “ For Milo, who has plenty of time". When he opened the package, it was a tollbooth. There was an envelope that said

  • Paper On Chaos Theory

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    complained about how disordered and chaotic my room was, but how can she define what order is? Why does she state chaos is disorder? Even though it may seem illogical for most people, my organization is impeccable. I can determine where my Rubik's Dodecahedron is within seconds, or find any given piece of clothing almost without looking. As a curious geek, I consulted Google to support my claims that my room was not disorganized. I found out that disorder does not follow a particular pattern; nevertheless

  • William Hamilton's Life And Accomplishments

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    called Theory of Systems of Rays. During the middle of his lifetime, he had made many great achievements. When he reached his 50s was when he reached the last years of his life. He developed Icosian Calculus, which studied the icosahedron and the dodecahedron. For the last years of his life he was an alcoholic and drank heavily. He was elected as the first foreign member of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA. Shortly after he received this news he died from a severe attack of gout. He accomplished

  • Essay about The Genius that Was Pythagoras

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    considered a genius. Plus some of the things he was credited for were very unlikely that he even did them. For example the five regular solids (Tetrahedron, Cube, Octahedron, Icosahedron, and Dodecahedron) that he was credited for he only knew how to construct the first 3 above and not the icosahedron and the dodecahedron. (Douglass) Also his discovery of irrational numbers was highly unlikely due to his philosophy of all things are numbers and numbers to Pythagoras were the ratio of two whole numbers.

  • Minecraft Vs Roblox Essay

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    When playing Minecraft one notices that the only shape available for players is the cube. No circles, octagons, pentagons, dodecahedrons, or great inverted snub icosidodecahedrons to be found. On the contrary, any and all shapes can be found in Roblox, and if the shape you want is not present, you can simply program it and introduce it to the game. One may ask, what's so important