Glass Triple Klein bottle by Alan Bennett, 1995

Klein bottle, 1995-1996.
This is one of a series of glass Klein bottles made by Alan Bennett in 1995 for the Science Museum, London. It consists of three Klein bottles, one inside another. A Klein bottle is a surface which has no edges, no outside or inside and cannot properly be constructed in three dimensions. In the series Alan Bennett made Klein bottles analogous to Mobius strips with odd numbers of twists greater than one.
 
Currently on display in:
Mathematics
Year made :
1995
Inventory number :
1996-545
 

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