Two Klein bottles, 1995.

Image number: 10328080

Two Klein bottles, 1995.

Two single surface glass vessels made by Alan Bennett in Bedford, United Kingdom. Part one is a double loop Klein bottle which when cut gives a pair of three-twist Mobius strips. Part two is a triple loop Klein bottle which when cut gives a pair of five-twist Mobius strips. A Klein bottle is a surface which has no edges, no outside or inside and cannot properly be constructed in three dimensions.

Image number:
10328080
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
20 October 2003 19:07
Image rights:
Science Museum
 

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