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Packing Dice

Caption: Tetrahedral dice have four triangular faces. When the dice are randomly poured into a container, they pack themselves more tightly than any other shape studied so far.

Credit: Alexander Jaoshvili, Andria Esakia, Massimo Porrati, and Paul M. Chaikin

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