By Rona Gurkewitz

Carrying on with the groundbreaking paintings in their earlier books, the mathematician and mechanical engineer authors of this quantity additional increase the hyperlink among origami and arithmetic — and extend the connection to crystallography. via a chain of pictures, diagrams, and charts, they illustrate the correlation among the origami waterbomb base and the mathematical duality precept of Archimedean solids. Then, they exhibit find out how to practice the correlation to versions of the buckyball (a carbon-60 molecule reminiscent of a football ball, named for R. Buckminster Fuller, dressmaker of the geodesic dome). by way of the method of gyroscope transformation, origamists can remodel buckyballs into extra new and fascinating shapes. step by step directions and transparent diagrams express origami fanatics find out how to create an international of multifaceted wonders.

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