Imaging maths - Inside the Klein bottle

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September 2003

Building a Klein Bottle

Animated Klein bottle

A Klein bottle is formed by joining two sides of a sheet to form a cylinder, then looping the ends of a cylinder back through itself in such a way that the inside (green) and outside (white) of the cylinder are joined

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