Soap Bubbles Science

with Keith Johnson

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+13 1. Motanum commented 13 years ago

A cube isn't the simplest shape in nature, it is the sphere! :O
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+46 2. vgsr commented 13 years ago

I definately have the wrong job...
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+23 3. Mitak commented 13 years ago

Bubbles!!! :(|) :(|) :(|)
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+7 4. Baboon commented 13 years ago

amazing! Gotta love Soap! when I was a Kid messing around with bubbles I wanted answers, NOW I've got answers!
thanks
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+6 5. archis commented 13 years ago

#1 define what is simple. I make a wood box for you and you make wood sphere for me.
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+4 6. mant0 commented 13 years ago

what an entertaining job :O I must quit what I am doing and do something like that :'(
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+6 7. Motanum commented 13 years ago

#5 Key word here is "in nature". For example. planets, sun, particles, is enough or you want more?
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+1 8. archis commented 13 years ago

#7 as I said define word ''simple'' so I can understand you point at post #1. Plants shape is made by laws of physics not by someones opinion - to hard, to simple, to long, to heavy, to ugly, to expensive.
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+4 9. OneShot commented 13 years ago

#1, #5, #7, #8 this is one debate I'm gonna stay out of...
I just enjoyed the slow motion WILL THE BEARING REACH THE OTHER SIDE IN TIME!!!
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+6 10. kainim commented 13 years ago

"let's do the timewarp agaaain"
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-5 11. jok commented 13 years ago

ce penal...
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+5 12. LB187 commented 13 years ago

#7 I will catch this one for you. In basic physics, The sphere is the "simplest" form because it is the shape that requires the lease amount of "effort" or energy to maintain. Objects in nature, that have a ductile surface, will assume the shape that requires the least amount of kinetic energy to exist, whenever possible.
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+6 13. mndar commented 13 years ago

2:42 Lubrication is Important.
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+1 14. NielsTreurniet commented 13 years ago

That is where all our tax go's.. :| But it looks like a lot of fun! :D
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+1 15. MrCarrots commented 13 years ago

Again... :|
“People are entitled to their hobbies, and I’m entitled to think those people are creepy.”
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+6 16. DabbooG commented 13 years ago

i bet his son would get the best bubble bath in the whole world :D
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+2 17. Rykimaruh commented 13 years ago

2:46...kinky
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+4 18. joka232 commented 13 years ago

bUBBLES ARE AWESOME!
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+5 19. BMX_Tavi commented 13 years ago

scieeennnnnceeeeeee
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+2 20. PortugaL26 commented 13 years ago

This guy would be a huge success in every kid's birthday party ;)
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+5 21. laughingscorpion commented 13 years ago

bubble magic is real magic
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+13 22. garbagedrew commented 13 years ago

Don't forget about this great bubble video: http://www.snotr.com/video/3368
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+2 23. michael022 commented 13 years ago

the bubbles i buy for my kids at the store dont do this.
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+2 24. JEDDS commented 13 years ago

I WANT MY TAX DOLLARS BACK
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0 25. AryanKnight commented 13 years ago

-and now for my next act, --a Geodesic-Bubble (ie: sphere comprised of planar pentagonal sections); --unfortunately could only be done via a geodesic wire-skeleton immersed in and lifted from a soapy tub (a 60-degree pyramid would have to be done artificially the same way!). True bubbles necessarily must be substantially round, albeit slightly egg-shaped like the Earth and Moon, --owing the effect of gravity. Some think the Moon is stationary as it always has its one side facing Earth, --however to achieve this feat, the Moon actually must rotate (-think about it...!); --this was not by accident as primitive-minded atheists would have you believe, -it was done by the universal intellect we for lack of greater perception simply called God... ~Theolibertarians International