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Geodesic Dome

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Buckminster Fuller revolutionized structural engineering when he used the natural strength and stability of the triangle to create the first geodesic domes. In this ...

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Source: Building Big: "Domes"

This resource was adapted from Building Big: "Domes."

Adapted from Building Big: "Domes". A co-production of WGBH Science Unit and Production Group, Inc. Footage and photographs courtesy of Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Corbis, Dystar Television, the Estate of R. Buckminster Fuller Institute, Image Bank Film/Getty Images, Masters & Masterworks Productions, Inc. and WPA Film Library.

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Contributor: WGBH Educational Foundation-grayscale

Funder: National Science Foundation-grayscale

Producer: WGBH Educational Foundation-grayscale