Tag Archives: Fluid Dynamics

Mechanically stressed phytoplankton light up

The bioluminescent intensity depends on the rate and amplitude of the micro – organism’s deformation.  Continue reading

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Finding Flow in Granular Media

A new model can predict how packed particles move through both 2D and 3D channels. Continue reading

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Mechanically stressed phytoplankton light up

The intensity of bioluminescence depends on the rate and amplitude of the microorganism’s deformation.  Continue reading

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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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