# Geodesic surface

1. Jun 6, 2008

### mhill

if we have or can have geodesic curves minimizing the integral $$\sqrt (g_{ab}\dot x_a \dot x_b )$$ is there a theory of 'minimizing surfaces or Geodesic surfaces' that minimize the Area or a surface ?,

2. Jun 18, 2008

### gel

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3. Jun 19, 2008

### robphy

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