Are You a Math Genius?
The season finale revolved around burr puzzles. A slightly related problem is touching objects. Classic puzzles involve arranging 4 balls, 5 coins, or 7 cylinders so that they all touch each other. The object below, developed by Karl Scherer, consists of twelve identical shapes each made from 16 cubes. Every pair of pieces fully touches each other. Can you determine the shape? Also, can it be taken apart?
12 Touch
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