While it has been known since 1884 that a spherical soap bubble is the least-
area ... When two bubbles merge, they adopt a shape which makes the sum of
Therefore, bubbles are said to be "spherical." Most things that are spherical are
shaped in this way because of two reasons (that I know of): 1) the forces pushing
Bubbles are round — spherical — because there is an attractive force called ... Of
all possible shapes — cubes, pyramids, irregular chunks — a sphere has the ...
Bubbles naturally “want” to be round (or spherical rather). ... The round shape of
a bubble is due to the competing forces of the air within, and the liquid surface of
Then you get a stable, spherical shape, until some other force acts to make it
asymmetrical. Written 25 Mar ... Why are water bubbles circular in shape? Nature:
Dec 12, 2008 ... And why even balloons if we blow air take spherical shape?..Why don't we have
rectangular shaped balloons!?..lol..may sound silly but I really ...
Jul 1, 2013 ... The video demonstrates that soap bubbles are spherical regardless of the shape
of the loop that created them. There is an informal introduction ...
An amazing exception to the rule! (Not really.) When a normally round bubble is
surrounded by other bubbles, it can be made to take on a seemingly odd shape.
The tendency to minimize that wall tension pulls the bubbles into spherical
shapes (LaPlace's law). The interference colors indicate that the thickness of the
Jan 14, 2010 ... The spherical shape of a soap bubble minimizes surface tension, whereas vapor
bubbles–like those in boiling water–are often round because ...