The Geometry and Mechanics of the Shining Trapezohedron

An amazing article.

Lovecraftian Science

the_haunter_of_the_dark_by_peteamachree                     The Haunter of the Dark by Pete Amachree

“The Haunter of the Dark” is Lovecraft’s sequel to Robert Bloch’s “The Shambler from the Stars” where the surviving protagonist, named Robert Blake, goes to Providence to write a novel.  While in Providence he becomes obsessed with a large, deserted church on Federal Hill. Eventually, his obsession leads him to breaking into the church and discover the “Shining Trapezohedron,” which appears to be the door or window to other worlds or universes. This article focuses on the Shining Trapezohedron.

Simply put, a trapezohedron is a sold figure where its faces are either trapeziums or trapezoids. A trapezium is a quadrilateral with no parallel sides, while a trapezoid is a quadrilateral with one pair of parallel sides.

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