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Tori in the 24-cell

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The 24-cell (that is one of the six regular polytopes in dimension 4) is made of 24 octahedra and can be decomposed in 4 solid tori of 6 octahedra each. The figure shows the regular tessellation of type (3,6) induced on the torus and the colouring indicates how to attach the tori to form the 24-cell.

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24-cell (4D geometry)


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