# Word of the day: cuboctahedron

sonhouse
Science 01 Jul '15 12:27
1. sonhouse
Fast and Curious
01 Jul '15 12:27
http://phys.org/news/2015-07-self-assembly-molecular-archimedean-polyhedra.html
2. 01 Jul '15 12:31
Originally posted by sonhouse
http://phys.org/news/2015-07-self-assembly-molecular-archimedean-polyhedra.html
I see that and raise with rhombicuboctahedron. ๐
3. sonhouse
Fast and Curious
01 Jul '15 13:53
Originally posted by C Hess
I see that and raise with rhombicuboctahedron. ๐
And I double with antirhombicuboctahedron. Your bet.
4. 01 Jul '15 19:25
Originally posted by sonhouse
http://phys.org/news/2015-07-self-assembly-molecular-archimedean-polyhedra.html
I remember making one of those when I was younger.

I actually have one of these:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compound_of_five_cubes
that I made out of cardboard when helping my son with a school project a few years ago.
5. 01 Jul '15 20:37
Originally posted by sonhouse
And I double with antirhombicuboctahedron. Your bet.
Anti? You'll have to explain that one.

Hu? Hu? Can you read it?
6. sonhouse
Fast and Curious
02 Jul '15 10:02
Originally posted by C Hess
Anti? You'll have to explain that one.

Hu? Hu? Can you read it?
The anti one is just one made of anti-matter๐
7. 02 Jul '15 16:382 edits
Originally posted by sonhouse
The anti one is just one made of anti-matter๐
I see. I'm gonna do a dasa and declare myself the winner. I don't know what we just played, or what the prize will be, but I won. HA! ๐
8. Soothfast
0,1,1,2,3,5,8,13,21,
02 Jul '15 20:03
Originally posted by C Hess
I see. I'm gonna do a dasa and declare myself the winner. I don't know what we just played, or what the prize will be, but I won. HA! ๐
The usual prize for "winning" a debate on the Internet is a tetrahedral tin foil hat.
9. sonhouse
Fast and Curious
03 Jul '15 10:13
Originally posted by Soothfast
The usual prize for "winning" a debate on the Internet is a tetrahedral tin foil hat.
Well that would be a lot better than just aluminum๐
10. 03 Jul '15 15:34
Originally posted by Soothfast
The usual prize for "winning" a debate on the Internet is a tetrahedral tin foil hat.
Tin foil hat! Tin foil hat! I gots me a tin foil hat! Woo-hoooo! ๐
11. moonbus
Uber-Nerd
03 Jul '15 20:23
Originally posted by sonhouse
And I double with antirhombicuboctahedron. Your bet.
Anteantirhombicuboctahedron. I went back in time and doubled your double before you did.
12. Soothfast
0,1,1,2,3,5,8,13,21,
03 Jul '15 22:40
"The ludicrous state of solid geometry made me pass over this branch." Plato, Republic, VII, 528.
13. sonhouse
Fast and Curious
04 Jul '15 17:16
Originally posted by Soothfast
"The ludicrous state of solid geometry made me pass over this branch." Plato, Republic, VII, 528.
At ludicrous speed๐