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TED Talk: The Fascinating Science of Bubbles, from Soap to Champagne

In this whimsical talk and live demo, scientist Li Wei Tan shares the secrets of bubbles -- from their relentless pursuit of geometric perfection to their applications in medicine and shipping, where designers are creating more efficient vessels by mimicking the bubbles created by swimming penguins. Learn more about these mathematical marvels and tap into the magic hidden in the everyday

Earlier Event: September 24
Art Series: Mexican Folk Art
Later Event: September 25
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