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Zome – Make a virus, a 4D cube

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@The NYC Toy fair 2008 I spent way too much time with the folks from Zome – Zome is based on a version of the 61-zone structural system which includes purely mathematical models from tilings to hyperspace projections, as well as molecular models of quasicrystals and fullerenes, and architectural space frame structures. Zome’s balls (nodes) and struts let you build models within the 61-zone system which lifts the study of these objects off the flat page. You can build huge structures, show what a 4 dimension cube looks like as well as make your own viri…

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Zome is made in the USA (yay USA!).


  • Zome – Link.
  • More photos of Zome @ Flickr – Link.
  • Giant set of NYC Toy fair 2008 photos @ Flickr – Link.
  • MAKE’s coverage of the NYC Toy Faire 2008 in one place! – Link.

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