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Minimal Yet Interesting Surfaces

Some days you just run across a shape you never heard of before and that’s interesting. Matthias Weber of The Inner Frame gave me one last night. 213 more words

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Triply periodic minimal surfaces _topology

Frequently occuring in nature, minimal surfaces are defined as surfaces with zero mean curvature.  These surfaces originally arose as surfaces that minimized total surface area subject to some constraint. 998 more words