Poster and explanatory text originally published in TORUS, the Journal of the Meru Foundation, Vol. 2 #2, December 1992
©1992, 1996 S. Tenen
the 3,10 Torus Knot in Rotation (animation, 936K)
This illustration shows:
- How the standard "Ring" form of the 3,10 torus knot can
be transformed to fit on the surface of a dimpled-sphere torus.
- How the 3,10 torus knot is defined by a "touch-pad magic
whose diagonals, central row, and column add to 15).
- How the dimpled sphere form of the 3,10 torus knot defines 6
hand-shaped regions wound around a (6-thumb) tetrahelical central
- How the central column of the dimpled-sphere form of the 3,10
torus knot is composed of and defined by a column of 99-tetrahedra.
- How each hand is defined by a central colunn (wound on the
and extended over the palm and 4-fingers) of a "jubilee" of 49-tetrahedra;
- How the 99-tetrahedra tetrahedral column consists of 3-ribbons
of 3x22=66 triangular faces, with one triangular face for each of
sets of 22-letters of a string of 3-Hebrew alphabets.
For animations of the 3,10 torus knot, see:
The 3,10 Torus Knot
Growth and Unfurlment of
the 3,10 Knot (557k)
The 3,10 Knot Growing,
Blossoming, and Fading (400k)
See also the central Meru Foundation poster, Continuous
Creation, for more information.
For an a chart relating tetrahelical column length with 3,x torus
see the poster, Tetrahelix Accounting.
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