Tag Archives: Fluid Dynamics

New Model Predicts Sudden Rogue Waves

Unified theory describes formation of huge, mysterious waves. Continue reading

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The forces that burst bubbles

The energy balance between shell, liquid, and impact velocity determines when an elastic capsule will deform and break.  Continue reading

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Tracking Forces with Sound

Acoustic emission from a ruptured liquid film reveals the forces that drive the liquid’s flow. Continue reading

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Electrons in graphene follow viscous fluid laws

A new imaging technique captures the characteristic hydrodynamic flow profile. Continue reading

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An odd fluid shows its inner workings

Viscous forces drive waves along a two-dimensional fluid’s free surface. Continue reading

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A chiral fluid has odd viscosity

Viscous forces drive wave propagation along a two-dimensional fluid’s free surface.  Continue reading

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A tiny swimmer generates rapid, far-reaching signals in water

Colonies of a single-celled organism synchronize their contractions to release toxins that may deter predators. Continue reading

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Ultrafast signalling among aquatic single-celled organisms

Colonies of Spirostomum ambiguum synchronize to release toxins that may deter predators. Continue reading

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The hydrodynamics of a quantum fluid

The behavior of a one-dimensional gas of ultracold atoms confirms a generalized theory. Continue reading

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Ultracold atoms flow on a chip

An experiment confirms a generalized theory of hydrodynamics in the case of a one-dimensional quantum fluid. Continue reading

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