Here’s an excellent video on how to turn a sphere inside out. The animation is about 20 minutes long, but well worth watching.
Hat tip: Nuclear Phynance
Tags: Geometry, Mathematical Art, Mathematics, Topology
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During the transition, the sphere is both cut, and also self intersects. Valid mathematically, but not physically of course.
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