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Minimal Graphics (Spheres IX)

This post in the Sphere Series is motivated by the recent Circles post. It’s easy enough to conceive a generalization where we place spheres with centers at the points with integer coordinates in space, and set the radius so that something interesting happens. 345 more words

Minimal Surface - Hyperbolic Paraboloid Folding

   Triply Periodic Minimal Surfaces

  Minimal surface is an area minimizing surface whose mean curvature at any point is zero, and is often represented by the shapes of soap bubbles that span wire frames. 96 more words


Soap Film and Minimal Surface

The geometry of soap films and soap bubbles

If we dip two wire rings into a solution of soapy water, then what is the surface formed by the soap film ?  445 more words