Klein bottles, 1995.

Image number: 10328222

Klein bottles, 1995.

Single surface models made by Alan Bennett in Bedford, United Kingdom. Four small Klein bottles (left to right): i) one loop relating to the single-twist Mobius strip, ii) two loop relating to the three-twist Mobius strip, iii) three loops relating to the five-loop Mobius strip, iv) four loop relating to the seven-twist Mobius strip. A Klein bottle is a surface which has no edges, no outside or inside and cannot be properly constructed in three dimensions.

Image number:
10328222
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
21 October 2003 10:08
Image rights:
Science Museum
 

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