Imaging maths - Inside the Klein bottle
Half of a Klein bottle with Möbius strip
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Walking along the Mobius band allows to reach both sides of the Klein bottle.
Open a separate display, which can be enlarged to fill the whole screen, using
- Right-mouse click, select "New Display"
If interaction with a larger display is too slow then disable the transparency of the Klein bottle half using
- Right-mouse click, select control panel
- Menu INSPECTOR->DISPLAY
- Activate the Klein bottle by selecting it in the left column.
- Menu INSPECTOR->MATERIAL
- Disable the checkbox Transparency.
Instead of using the display inspector to select a surface, one can use a shortcut: keep the control key <Ctrl> pressed and left-click on the desired surface in the display.