3D printed Sierpinski tetrahedron

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17 Responses to “3D printed Sierpinski tetrahedron”

  1. B E Pratt says:

    OMG!!! Gimme!!!!!!

  2. sockdoll says:

    That really is a lovely little thing. It’s grand, living in the future.

  3. Khama Ksk says:

    Waclaw Sierpinski…

  4. Guest says:

    I saw one of these back in the 90′s. Then the acid wore off. 

    • Antinous / Moderator says:

      It wears off?

      • B E Pratt says:

        Not really. You just kinda get used to it. And I took it in the 70′s. And BTW, that whole story about thinking you can fly. Total horseshit. The story probably got started when the CIA shot one of their own in the head and then threw him out of a hotel window because he was about to spill the beans of them experimenting on random US citizens. Think I made this up? Read Ron Jonson’s “Them!” And you though staring at goats was weird.

      • Guest says:

        so they say

  5. Ambiguity says:

    Shapeways charges by the cubic centimeter.

    If I’m not mistaken, the Sierpinski tetrahedron converges to zero volume. He should have made it more detailed, and he could have gotten it for free!

  6. jhertzli says:

    You can think of the Sierpinski tetrahedron as the graph of the exclusive or function. If you plot a point at each point (x,y,z) where x= y XOR z, you get this.

  7. Blair Berkelmans says:

    This may be the most efficient dust-collector ever, but I still want one.

  8. Brad Ackerman says:

    The Sierpinski gasket makes me want to cry.

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