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This article describes how soap films and their minimal surfaces have inspired mathematicians, scientists, engineers, and architects. Thirteen photographs and drawings show soap films and closely related structures and buildings.
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Image credit: soapbubble.DK; image source; additional image This resource was a Physics To Go feature from July 16, 2010 until August 1, 2010. View the feature here!


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Keywords: architecture, catenary, minimal surfaces, soap bubbles
Record Creator: Metadata instance created July 8, 2010 by Foha Rafiq
Record Updated: Mar 08, 2012 by Lyle Barbato
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AIP Format
(The Light, Inc., Somerset, 2010), WWW Document, (http://www.fountainmagazine.com/Issue/detail/From-Soap-Bubbles-to-Technology).
AJP/PRST-PER
From Soap Bubbles to Technology , (The Light, Inc., Somerset, 2010), <http://www.fountainmagazine.com/Issue/detail/From-Soap-Bubbles-to-Technology>.
APA Format
From Soap Bubbles to Technology . (2006, December 16). Retrieved October 25, 2014, from The Light, Inc.: http://www.fountainmagazine.com/Issue/detail/From-Soap-Bubbles-to-Technology
Chicago Format
The Light, Inc.. From Soap Bubbles to Technology . Somerset: The Light, Inc., December 16, 2006. http://www.fountainmagazine.com/Issue/detail/From-Soap-Bubbles-to-Technology (accessed 25 October 2014).
MLA Format
From Soap Bubbles to Technology . Somerset: The Light, Inc., 2010. 16 Dec. 2006. 25 Oct. 2014 <http://www.fountainmagazine.com/Issue/detail/From-Soap-Bubbles-to-Technology>.
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