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28 Jan 2022 23:33:03 EST (-0500)
  Re: Adam Savage's One Day Builds: Rhombic Dodecahedron with Matt Parker  
From: Tor Olav Kristensen
Date: 2 Jan 2022 13:00:00
Message: <web.61d1e80ac5807ed20c4aa3d89db30a9@news.povray.org>
"Bald Eagle" <cre### [at] netscapenet> wrote:
> "Tor Olav Kristensen" <tor### [at] TOBEREMOVEDgmailcom> wrote:
>
> > That's interesting.
>
> Yes, especially the space-filling aspect of it, along with some simple ways to
> determine the vertice coordinates.
> Lots to play with in the future, for sure!
>
> > Go for it !
> >
> > It will be interesting to see the result.
>
>
> Oh, OKAY.
>
> Here's a quick render from just inside the surface of a face, and rotated 5
> degrees from the "axis" connecting opposite faces.
>
> "Lights" are emissive cylinders connecting 3 edges of each of the 8 rhombi that
> form the "caps" to the remaining 4 rhombi comprising the "belt".
>
> Super important: set Max_trace_level to 255.
>
> Hope you like, and others are inspired to explore some other shapes and
> reflective experiments.

Yes, I like !

I've been staring at it several times now, trying to figure out what is what.

It's a surprise, and fascinating, that the space seems to be completely filled
with the reflections of the emissive cylinders at the edges.

--
Tor Olav
http://subcube.com
https://github.com/t-o-k


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