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Mathematica in Action: The Costa Surface, in Snow and in Mathematica

Dan Schwalbe
Stan Wagon
Organization: Macalester College
Department: Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
URL: http://www.stanwagon.com/
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Mathematica in Education and Research
Year: 1999
Volume: 8
Issue: 2
Page range: 56-63

The ability to finely control 3-dimensional polygons allows us to create pleasing views and instructive animations of the surprising and mysterious Costa surface.

*Mathematics > Geometry > Surfaces
*Wolfram Technology > Programming > 3D Graphics
*Wolfram Technology > Programming > Animations
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CostaAnimation.nb (83.6 KB) - Mathematica Notebook
evalCostaAnimation.nb (10.7 MB) - Mathematica Notebook