, Volume 11, Issue 6, pp 26-30

Soap bubbles and crystals

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The Plateau problem is a famous problem in the shape of bubbles. The author’s solution to this problem by the introduction of geometric measure theory is described. The context of Cyril Stanley Smith’s work on the shape of grains and crystals is introduced.