TITLE

Meissner's Mysterious Bodies

AUTHOR(S)
Kawohl, Bernd; Weber, Christof
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Mathematical Intelligencer;Sep2011, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p94
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on three dimensional convex bodies having a counterintuitive property of constant width. It informs about the properties of sphere on the basis of which the shape of the sphere can be determined. It also discusses about the mathematician Ernst Meissner, who provides the mathematical description of three dimensional objects of rotational and non rotational body of constant width.
ACCESSION #
65322925

 

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