Klein bottle, 1995.

Image number: 10328085

Klein bottle, 1995.

A single surface glass vessel made by Alan Bennett in Bedford, United Kingdom. It consists of three Klein bottles arranged in a column which when cut form a pair of five-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:
10328085
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
20 October 2003 19:08
Image rights:
Science Museum