Theodore explains, "It was a gift from Richard Crandall, a long-time Mathematica user and Apple fellow who also has a business, Perfectly Scientific, which sells algorithms, lab equipment, and scientific art, including this lovely object." More about the artwork here, including some video and QTVR panoramas.
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