TITLE

Bubble Crawling in Dublin

AUTHOR(S)
Drenckhan, Wiebke
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Mathematical Intelligencer;Fall2006, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the use of Weaire-Phelan structure to build a bubble sculpture at the Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland. The Weaire-Phelan structure has posed an abstruse scientific problem for mathematicians and physicists. However, the unique mechanical properties and the artistic appeal of the structure have inspired many building designs. The campus was adorned with the sculpture to recognize the achievements of mathematicians Dennis Weaire and Robert Phelan.
ACCESSION #
23451606

 

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