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32 and Truncated Icosahedron - Numberphile

4y ago


The 32-sided truncated icosahedron forms the basis of many footballs (soccer balls!). It's also a big deal in chemistry. sixtysymbols video on footballs: periodicvideos video on buckyballs: This video featured Dr James Grime at Nottingham Forest's stadium, The City Ground. Website: Numberphile on Facebook: Numberphile tweets: Videos by Brady Haran Brady's other channels include: (Chemistry stuff) (Physics and astronomy) (Space stuff) (Science and behind the scenes) (Food science) (Big science facilities) (Favourite scientists) (Academic look at the Bible) (Modern language and culture) (Philosophy stuff)