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Visualising calabi yau manifolds

  1. Aug 21, 2008 #1
    I would like to make visualisations of calabi-yau manifolds, like this http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calabi-Yau_manifold (the image on the right).

    It would appear that POVRay is the appropriate tool (I suspect, after much Googling, that the image was created with POVRay), but it can only handle 3 dimensions: here is the answer that a kind POVRay wizard gave me:
    Is there a way to express CY projections like this with a 3-dimensional formula?

    My apologies if this question provokes only mirth because it's so stupid - my education stopped at a manifold being a part of an internal combustion engine :redface:.

    Thanks in advance
    Maurice
     
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  3. Aug 25, 2008 #2
    My apologies for insisting, but is there a kind soul who could tell me if what I want to do is feasable or not?

    Thanks and regards
     
  4. Aug 28, 2008 #3
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