Mathematical Zoo

© Mike Williams 2005

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This is a collection of surfaces that mathematicians have found interesting for various reasons.
There are no new techniques here, and I don't have anything specific to say about any of the surfaces.
The source code is in the zip file at the end of the page.

Barth's Decic

Barth's Sextic

2-Hole Bretzel

5-Hole Bretzel

Burkhardt's Quartic

Cassini's Surface

Cayley's Surface

DecoCube

Goursat's Surface

OrthoCircles

Peninsula Surface

Pilz Surface

Pretzel

Tooth Surface

Wallis's Conical Wedge

Breather Surface

Catalan Surface

Catenoid - soap bubble surface

Eight Surface

Helicoid - soap bubble surface for a helix

Henneberg's Minimal Surface

Maeder's Owl Minimal Surface

Pseudo Cross Cap

Steinbach Screw

Bent Horns

Cosinus

Crescent

Enneper

Helix

Hexaedron

Klein

Klein

Riemann

Stereosphere

Toupie

Triaxial Torus

Download a zip file containing the POV source files for all the images that appear on this page.

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