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Frie Ottos Bubble Experiment 2

Minimal Surface

Above is a photograph of Frie Ottos work. I’ve directly copied this experiment to see for myself how the bubbles form to create the minimal surface between curves. 71 more words

Final Year Project


December 5. – 339

MathMod & Morenaments. The flight of the owl. Variation on Maeder’s owl – A minimal surface found by Roman Maeder, author of the book Programming in Mathematica, the standard reference for programming… 11 more words

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Scherk's Minimal Surface

In mathematics, a Scherk surface (named after Heinrich Scherk in 1834) is an example of a minimal surface. A minimal surface is a surface that locally minimizes its area (or having a mean curvature of zero). 478 more words



October 31 – 304.

The Kuen kabuki. In mathematics, a Zoll surface, named after Otto Zoll, is a surface homeomorphic to the 2-sphere, equipped with a Riemannian metric all of whose geodesics are closed and of equal length. 41 more words

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October 27 – 300.

Celebrating image # 300 (65 more to go!) – from – very old (the background tiling) – to very new (the abstract shape)… 109 more words

Science And Art


October 24 – 297.

JavaView – In differential geometry, the Henneberg surface is a non-orientable minimal surface named after Ernst Lebrecht Henneberg, a German mathematician and professor of applied mechanics. 16 more words

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October 21 – 294.

JavaView – The Chen-Gackstatter surface was the first completely immersed minimal torus of finite total curvature, discovered in 1981. It is an isolated surface with one Enneper end. 25 more words

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