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Wearie-Phelan Bubbles (steelpillow.com)
19 points by based2 6 days ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 1 comment

Typo in the title, should be Weaire.

Trinity College Dublin (where this was discovered) used to have a large metal sculpture of this structure in one of their science buildings. I don't think it there anymore, which is a shame.

I actually have a ball and stick model of it that was purchased in the adjacent Science Gallery! The previous best solution stood for more than 100 years and was by the man who proposed the question originally, Lord Kelvin himself.

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