Hexagon


Hexagon

Pop culture references

In the They Might Be Giants song entitled "Nonagon" on their children's album "Here Come the 123s," the "six-sided hexagon" is the disk jockey at the party hosted by the polygon named in the song title. [http://tmbw.net/wiki/Lyrics:Nonagon]

Hexagons: natural and human-made

See also

*Hexagram: 6-sided star within a regular hexagon
*Unicursal hexagram: single path, 6-sided star, within a hexagon
*Hexagonal tiling: a regular tiling of hexagons in a plane
*Hexagonal number

External links

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* [http://www.mathopenref.com/hexagon.html Definition and properties of a hexagon] With interactive animation
* [http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/cassini/media/cassini-20070327.html Cassini Images Bizarre Hexagon on Saturn]
* [http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/cassini/multimedia/pia09188.html Saturn's Strange Hexagon]
* [http://adsabs.harvard.edu/cgi-bin/nph-bib_query?bibcode=1988Icar...76..335G&db_key=AST&data_type=HTML&format= A hexagonal feature around Saturn's North Pole]
* [http://space.com/scienceastronomy/070327_saturn_hex.html "Bizarre Hexagon Spotted on Saturn"] - from Space.com (27 March 2007)


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