Supercircles: Expanding Buckminster Fuller's Foldable Circle Models

Chris Fearnley and Jeannie Moberly
Bridges: Mathematical Connections in Art, Music, and Science (2004)
Pages 341–342

Abstract

What would you call a circle with more than 360°? Supercircles are our solution to a folded circle problem that involves building modules to form great circle polyhedra.

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