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Soap Bubbles: Their Colors and Forces Which Mold Them
by C.V. Boys
An excellent primer and the classic work on the topic of soap bubbles and films, this book employs simple experiments to establish a practical basis for the existence and function of surface tension and energy minimization. Dozens of experiments require nothing more than soap, straws, and bits of rubber, yet they impart profound and fundamental concepts relating to the sci ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published June 13th 2012 by Dover Publications
(first published June 1st 1958)
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This book was written originally about a hundred years ago but they obviously knew a lot about bubbles even then. Some of the phenomena he describes are unbelievable but apparently real. Some of his explanations of said phenomena don't seem entirely accurate though.