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Constructing a Heptahedron – A new method using the Vesica Pisces

Frank has also discovered a new straightedge and compass procedure to create a heptagon, a seven-sided polygon, using the Vesica Pisces. This is the first known construction that places the heptagon inside the center of the Vesica Pisces. As in … Continue reading

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Squaring the Circle – A new method using the Vesica Pisces

Frank has discovered a new way to square the circle so that the perimeter of the square and the circumference of the circle are almost exactly equal. His method uses only a straight-edge and compass, and is the first to … Continue reading

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Decatria – Sculpture for Sale

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The Decatria (dek-a-TRIA) is a form with thirteen faces discovered by Frank Chester.  Frank tells about the form below: In 2007 I was told by a former mathematical section leader at the Goetheanum, George Glockler, that if the dual of … Continue reading