8-Mani and Calabi - Yau - 4 Manifold, Calabi - Yau, Gosset 421 Polytope

Code Number:
8-Mani and Calabi - Yau
Demo Title:
4 Manifold, Calabi - Yau, Gosset 421 Polytope
Dimensional Manifolds
Area of Study:
String Theory
Saab Manifold.

Use a car exhaust manifold to spoof a multi-dimensional manifold.

The Calabi - Yau manifold is etched in a 4 inch cube of glass with a laser.  Note the different structures when viewed through each face.

The second crystal (picture #3) is a projection into 3-D space of the Gosset 421 polytope.

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