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  • n. Plural form of dodecahedron.

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  • After innumerable quasi-rhomboids and tetra-dodecahedra, scientists were puzzled to see several totally new shapes believed not to be possible in 3-Dimensional Euclidean space.

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  • Browsing through WikiPedia inspired by the book I am currently reading brought me to a fascinating set of objects that I had not previously heard of: the ancient dodecahedra.

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  • The 120 cell contains 120 dodecahedra, three for each three dimensional face.

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  • The most likely explanation is that the dodecahedron was a cult object for the Pythagoreans (dodecahedra in stone and bronze have been found dating back to prehistoric times) and that it was because of these religious connections that Hippasus 'public work on the mathematical aspects of the solid was seen as impious (Burkert 1972a, 460).

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  • These crystals have so far only been obtained as extremely small rhombic dodecahedra; their habit and symmetry suggest that here six insulin dimers may be grouped in a larger aggregate, with symmetry 23, reminiscent of structures proposed for the smaller viruses 26.

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  • I saw that the cubes could be augmented to form a packing of rhombic dodecahedra, and these could be used in the augmenting the octahedron, and the original "rotating octahedra" transformation can also be modelled with rhombic

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  • Because the particles absorb light at a certain frequency, the colour of the solution also changes - for instance; the blue light-absorbing dodecahedra turn their mixture orangey-yellow.

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