Bibliography of Works 
by or about
Fr. Magnus Wenninger, OSB

 

Books and Articles by Father Magnus

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Arranged chronologically:

1963-69
  • "Stellated Rhombic Dodecahedron Puzzle." The Mathematics Teacher (March 1963).
  • "The World of Polyhedrons." The Mathmatics Teacher (March 1965).
  • "Some Facts About Uniform Polyhedrons." Summation: Association of Teachers of Mathematics of New York City. 11:6 (June 1966) 33-35.
  • "Fancy Shapes from Geometric Figures." Grade Teacher 84:4 (December 1966) 61-63, 129-130.
1970-79
  • Polyhedron Models for the Classroom. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1966, 2nd Edition, 1975. Spanish language edition: Olsina, Spain, 1975.
  • "Some Interesting Octahedral Compounds." The Mathematics Gazette (February 1968).
  • "A New Look for the Old Platonic Solids." Summation: Journal of the Association of Teachers of Mathematics (Winter 1971).
  • Polyhedron Models. Cambridge University Press, London and New York. 1971. Paperback Edition, 1974. Reprinted 1975, 1976, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1990. Russian language edition: Mir, Moskow, 1974; Japanese language edition: Dainippon, Tokyo, 1979.
  • "The Story of Polyhedron Models." American Benedictine Review (June 1972).
  • "News from the World of Polyhedrons." Summation (Association of Teachers of Mathematics of New York City) 20:2 (Winter 1975) 3-5.
  • "A Compound of Five Dodecahedra." The Mathematical Gazette. LX (1976).
  • "Geodesic Domes by Euclidean Construction." The Mathematics Teacher (October 1978).
  • Spherical Models. Cambridge University Press, London and New York (1979); paperback edition, 1979.
  • "Fuller figure" (Reader Reflections). Mathematics Teacher 72 (March 1979) 164.
1980-89
  • "Avenues for Polyhedronal Research." Structural Topology, No. 5 (1980).
  • Dual Models. Cambridge University Press, London and New York, 1983.
  • Polyhedron Posters. Palo Alto: Dale Seymour Publications, 1983.
  • Senechal, M. and G. Fleck, eds. The Great Stellated Dodecahedron. Part 2. Section C. Shaping Space. Boston: Birkhauser, 1988.
  • Messer, P., jt. author. "Symmetry and Polyhedronal Stellation." II. Computers and Mathematics with Applications (Pergamon Press) 17:1-3 (1989).
1990-99
  • "Polyhedrons and the Golden Number." Symmetry 1:1 (1990).
  • "Artistic Tessellation Patterns on the Spherical Surface." International Journal of Space Structures (Multi-Science Publ.) 5:3-4 (1990).
  • Tarnai, T., jt.-author. "Spherical Circle-Coverings and Geodesic Domes." Structural Topology, No. 16 (1990).
  • Messer, P., jt.-author. "Patterns on the Spherical Surface." International Journal of Space Structures 11:1 & 2 (1996).
  • Spherical Models. Dover Publications, New York (1999). Republication of the work published by Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England, 1979. New Appendix. Paperbound.
2000-
  • "Interview with Fr. Magnus J. Wenninger O.S.B." by Thomas F. Banchoff. Symmetry: Culture and Science,13:1-2 (2002) 63-70. The Journal of the Symmetrion. Budapest, Hungary.
  • "Symmetrical Patterns on a Sphere," essay #5 in Part I, of a two-part work, Symmetry 2000, containing 52 essays. Edited by Istvan Hargittai and Torvard C. Laurent, Wenner-Gren International Series, Volume 80, London: Portland Press (2002), pp. 41-51.
  • "Memoirs of a Polyhedronist," Symmetry: Culture and Science, 11:1-4 (2000) 7-15. The Quarterly of the International Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Symmetry (ISIS-Symmetry).

 

Books and Articles that Reference Publications 
by Father Magnus

Arranged by author or editor:

  • Chapnick, Philip. "The Great Inverted Retrosnub Icosidodecahedron," The Sciences 12:6 (July-August 1972) 16-19.
  • Friedman, Nat. "Magnus Wenninger: Mathematical Models," Hyperseeing (November/December 2007)online.
  • Lee, Frank. "Absorbed in ... art?" St. Cloud Times (February 3, 2007) 1C, 3C.
  • Messer, Peter. "Stellations of the Rhombic Triacontahedron and Beyond," Structural Topology, No. 21. Montreal, 1995.
  • Peterson, Ivars. "Papercraft Polyhedrons," Science News, 169:16 (April 22, 2006).
  • Roberts, Siobhan. King of Infinite Space, Donald Coxeter, the Man Who Saved Geometry. New York: Walker, 2006, pp. 221, 327, 351.
  • Schattschneider, Doris. "Coxeter and the Artists: Two-way Inspiration," In The Coxeter Legacy, Reflections and Projections, ed. by Chandler Davis, Erich W. Ellers. American Mathematical Society, 2006,
  • pp. 258-60.
  • Stevens, Charles B. "In the Footsteps of Kepler, A Master Polyhedrons Builder Demonstrates His Art," 21st Century Science and Technology 8:4 (Winter 1995-1996).
  • Verheyen, Hugo. Symmetry Orbits. Boston: Birkhauser, 1996.
  • Theisen, Wilfred OSB. "A Padre’s Passion for Polyhedrons," The Abbey Banner 2:1 (Spring 2002).