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Soap Bubbles by C.V. Boys
Book DescriptionThis excellent primer and classic work on the topic of soap bubbles and films employs simple experiments to establish a practical basis for the existence and function of surface tension and energy minimization. Experiments require only soap, straws, and bits of rubber to impart profound fundamental concepts related to fluids. 83 illustrations. 1911 edition.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780486205427
(215mm x 135mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publish Date: 1-Oct-1990
Country of Publication: United States
US Kirkus Review » This is a revised and enlarged edition of C. V. Boys' Christmas Lectures delivered at the Royal Institution in 1889 on the subject of soap bubbles. The deceptive simplicity of the title disguises the complicated phenomena it represents, ranging from a scientific discussion of liquids to the numerous experiments performed with the simple soap bubble. The original illustrations and diagrams have been redrawn and a new introduction and a brief biography of Boys added. Bubble blowing amateurs beware. This is strictly for the science buff. (Kirkus Reviews)
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Author Biography - C.V. Boys
Sir Charles Vernon Boys (1855-1944), a British physicist known for his innovative experiments, served as a Professor at the Imperial College of London from 1889-97. He was the first to write about soap bubbles from a scientific point of view, and he remains a folk hero to recreational math and science enthusiasts.
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