Art

Soap Bubble Shapes

The shapes of soap bubbles are determined by surface tension, which ensures the smallest surface area for a given contained volume. (#) Their iridescent colors are created by the interference and refraction of light waves passing through the nonuniform thickness of the bubble, as well as to the motion of the soap mixture itself.

Photo credit: found via fuckyeaheyegasms, originally from teacupofmoons

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