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Costa's minimal surface | an embedded minimal surface discovered in 1982 by mathematician Celso José da Costa. Also a surface of finite topology, which means that it can be formed by puncturing a compact surface. Topologically, it is a thrice-punctured torus. Costa surface can be described using the Weierstrass zeta and the Weierstrass elliptic functions.

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