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Topic: Soccer Ball
Replies: 6   Last Post: Jun 3, 1994 11:09 AM

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John Sullivan

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Re: Soccer ball
Posted: Jun 3, 1994 11:09 AM
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When I said something about a soccer ball being the largest polyhedron
with three-fold vertices, of course I meant among archimedean ones.
Duals to large geodesic domes are made of lots of hexagons and twelve
pentagons, all meeting in threes, but the hexagons can't all be regular.

-John






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