Journal of Mathematical Fluid Mechanics

, Volume 15, Issue 2, pp 425-430

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Addendum to: Capillary Floating and The Billiard Ball Problem

  • Eugene GutkinAffiliated withDepartment of Mathematics, Nicolaus Copernicus UniversityInstitute of Mathematics of Polish Academy of Sciences Email author 


We compare the results of our earlier paper on the floating in neutral equilibrium at arbitrary orientation in the sense of Finn-Young with the literature on its counterpart in the sense of Archimedes. We add a few remarks of personal and social-historical character.