Klein bottle, 1995.

Image number: 10328228

Klein bottle, 1995.

A single surface model made in glass by Alan Bennett in Bedford, United Kingdom. It consists of a Klein bottle with three inlet tubes, one of which has been cut away and sectioned to produce 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:
10328228
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
21 October 2003 10:08
Image rights:
Science Museum