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Help me make planet dice.

Is there an easy way to map a sphere onto a dodecahedron? I'm playing with the idea of generating "planet dice." [more inside]
posted by Karmakaze on Mar 19, 2012 - 11 answers

I need an awesome topic relating to maps/geometry!

I'm looking for an awesome video/discussion topic that relates to street maps - something appropriate for a HS geometry course. [more inside]
posted by ch3cooh on Jan 3, 2012 - 7 answers

The Traveling Salesperson Who Needs to Restock Problem

I'm having trouble conceptualizing a Traveling Salesperson Problem that I'm interested in solving. [more inside]
posted by ChrisHartley on Feb 27, 2009 - 10 answers

How to convert lat/long to x/y on Lambert Conformal Conic.

Math/mapping question: I'm trying to use a formula to convert latitude/longitude into x and y values on a map. What are the reference longitude, reference latitude, and the standard parallels? [more inside]
posted by RobotHero on Mar 18, 2008 - 5 answers

The Middle Of Several Locations

If I have 3 or more locations on a map, how can I find the nearest point to all the locations? [more inside]
posted by hubs on Aug 29, 2006 - 14 answers

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