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Plateau's Rules describe the structure of soap films in foams. These rules were formulated in the 19th century by the Belgian physicist Joseph Plateau from his experimental observations.
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Plateau's rules state:
Configurations other than those of Plateau's Rules are unstable and the foam will quickly tend to rearrange itself to conform to these rules.
These rules were proved mathematically using the methods of geometric measure theory by Jean Taylor
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