‘Newroz’ Venn diagram: pancake edition

Some of our colleagues in BC — Khalegh Mamakani andFrank Ruskey at the University of Victoria — have discovered the first symmetrical 11-dimensional Venn diagram (Newroz). It is pretty.

It is quite a busy diagram, though. I thought it would be fun to see  how it looked if it were represented in 3D.

As New Scientist shows in the above diagram, here is what an individual set  — one of the “rose’s” “petals”, if you will — looks like:

Here’s what I came up with by fiddling with GIMP:

Looks like pancakes. Delicious, semi-transparent blue pancakes.

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