Variation on the Klein bottle, 1995.

Image number: 10328088

Variation on the Klein bottle, 1995.

A single surface glass vessel made by Alan Bennett in Bedford, United Kingdom. Its form is a variation on the Klein bottle with an inlet passing through the vessel which when cut forms 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:
10328088
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
20 October 2003 19:09
Image rights:
Science Museum