On Growth and Form, Volume 2 
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User Review  Miko Shepherd  GoodreadsNotes a surface such that 1/r+1/r'=C, in other words a surface which has the same mean curvature at all points, is equivalent to a surface of minimal area for the volume enclosed the sphere is also ... Read full review
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User Review  GoodreadsNotes a surface such that 1/r+1/r'=C, in other words a surface which has the same mean curvature at all points, is equivalent to a surface of minimal area for the volume enclosed the sphere is also ... Read full review
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