Math Monday: Tetrahedron Ripples

By Glen Whitney for the Museum of Mathematics


Before we leave the topic of Sierpinski Tetrahedra, with which many Math Mondays have been concerned, I wanted to highlight the story of one particularly impressive Sierpinski Tetrahedron which has indirectly inspired a host of young makers.

Namely, it’s this record-setting order-seven “Rainbow Tetrahedron,” built in Cleveland in 2002:

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