Klein bottle, 1995.

Image number: 10328082

Klein bottle, 1995.

A single surface glass vessel made by Alan Bennett in Bedford, United Kingdom. It consists of a five-layered sphere, extension of the three Klein bottles above to infinity which when cut gives a pair of single-twist Mobius strips. A Klein bottle is a surface which has no edges, no outside or inside and cannot be properly constructed in three dimensions.

Image number:
10328082
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
20 October 2003 19:08
Image rights:
Science Museum
 

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