Globe of the Earth Like

by: eitantal777 Follow

Built a globe of the earth out of magnets. Used various tools to come up with the pattern, namely excel, notepad++, image tracing utility, and Povray.

The geometry is the common sphere: icosahedron-based geodesic dome, with the triangles subdivided a few times. The atomic block is a hexagon on top of a hexagon & pentagon for the 20 corners.

pov-ray rendering that assisted me in construction


  • SoCalGal - 1 year 11 months ago
    This is very cool. Nice job.
  • Almaza - 1 year 11 months ago
    some serious work went into this one...
  • christina - 1 year 10 months ago
    Wow! So much prep went into this. I'm looking forward to seeing what other creations you'll come up with.
  • eitantal777 - 1 year 10 months ago
    G'day from New Zealand! thanks for the likes & comments. Spent the last couple of weeks waiting for new ideas to come. One has come to mind - try to imitate the minecraft cube world logo. (even though I'm not a fan. Go Terraria)