Cool Math You Never Learned in School: Mathematics of Platonic Solids
From ancient times it was believed that there existed five Platonic Solids - the cube, the tetrahedron, the octahedron, the dodecahedron, and the icosahedron. However, nobody knew why there were only five or whether there were more. Prof. Gyan Bhanot from Rutgers University Department of Physics, provides fascinating insights into the geometry of Platonic Solids, and presents simple mathematical arguments to establish that there can only be five Platonic Solids.
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