Regular polyhedra, c 1965.
2 9 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Regular polyhedra, c 1965.

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library


A polyhedron is said to be regular when all its faces are uniform regular polygons. The five Platonic solids (illustrated here) were thought to be known to the Greeks and were named after the philosopher, Plato (429 BC-347 BC).

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