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Geodesic Magic - There's No Place Like Dome

By Gerard @presurfer
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Geodesic domes have been with us for over fifty years but are still hardly common. Partly or fully spherical, they consist of a shell of great circles which rest upon the top of a sphere.
The first dome that could be called 'geodesic' was designed after World War I by Walther Bauersfeld, chief engineer of the Carl Zeiss optical company, for a planetarium to house his planetarium projector. Here are some of the more famous on the planet.The Presurfer

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