Rotation of a tesseract

Click on this picture to see a movie of two cubes rotating in four dimensions. These cubes are opposite faces of a tesseract.

Finally . . .

Click on this picture to see a movie of a tesseract rotating in four dimensions. It should look like two cubes connected at the vertices, each cube rotating in a by now familiar way. If it makes sense, congratulations, the rest of this demo is just icing.

Further details . . .

One variation is to do this whole progression again, but with a slightly tilted tesseract.

If you would like to see some of the other constituent parts of the tesseract by themselves, try the components panel.

This concludes the explanatory text for this demo. If you have any comments, please mail them to Thank you.

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Olaf Holt  3/14/94