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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" [Broken] (the image on the right).

    It would appear that http://www.povray.org/" [Broken] 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
    Last edited by a moderator: May 3, 2017
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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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