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By R. Buckminster Fuller, Arthur L. Loeb, E. J. Applewhite

Utilizing an encouraged blend of geometric common sense and metaphors from popular human adventure, Bucky invitations readers to hitch him on a visit via a 4-dimensional Universe, the place thoughts as diversified as entropy, Einstein's relativity equations, and the that means of lifestyles turn into transparent, comprehensible, and instantly related to. In his personal phrases: "Dare to be naive... it really is certainly one of our most fun discoveries that neighborhood discovery ends up in a fancy of additional discoveries."

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Whereas omniinterconnecting the mid-edge-points of a cube always subdivides the cube into eight similarly equiedged cubes, interconnecting the midedge-points of any dissimilarly-edge- lengthed quadrangular-faced hexahedra always subdivides the hexahedron into eight always dissimilar, quadrangularfaced hexahedra. (See Fig. ) Fig. 301A-D Dissimilar Subdivision of Irregular Hexahedra Copyright © 1997 Estate of R. 3011 Necklace: Here we observe the sequence of the child's necklace ( Sec. 608). The child starts with an enlargement of his mother's necklace consisting of a dozen half- inch-by- 12-inch aluminum tubes strung tightly together on dacron cords.

B) The perpendicular method of tetrahedral bisecting has six axes of spin__ergo, six equators of halving. Perpendicular equatorial halving is only dynamically symmetric. 104 The three-way, symmetry-imposed, perpendicular bisecting of each of the tetrahedron's four triangular faces results in an inadvertent thirding. This halving and inadvertent thirding physically isolate the prime number three and its multiples and introduce the 24 A Quanta Modules. (See Sec. 911, Fig. 1041 The initial halvings of the triangular facets inadvertently accomplish both thirdings and quintasectings.

Not until you had chrome-nickel-steel was it possible to make a successful jet engine, stable at the heats involved. The jet engine has changed the whole relationship of man to the Earth. And it is a change in the behavior of the whole of man and in the behavior of whole economics, brought about by synergy. 02 In chrome-nickel-steel, the primary constituents are iron, chromium, and nickel. There are minor constituents of carbon, manganese, and others. It is a very popular way of thinking to say that a chain is no stronger than its weakest link.

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