Klein bottle, 1995.

Image number: 10328087

Klein bottle, 1995.

A single surface glass vessel made by Alan Bennett in Bedford, United Kingdom. It consists of three columns of three Klein bottles interconnected, which when cut form three pairs of single-twist Mobuis strips, one of each pair being seperate, the other of each pair being interconnected. A Klein bottle is a surface which has no edges, no outside or inside and cannot be properly constructed in three dimensions.

Image number:
10328087
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
20 October 2003 19:09
Image rights:
Science Museum
 

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