2 Oct 2017
From left to right: Dr. Stoffel Janssens, Professor Eliot Fried, and Special Research student Vikash Chaurasia.
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2 Oct 2017
With a surfactant on the left-hand side water surface, we obtain asymmetric interfaces that are described by different curves, resulting in different forces applied to the cylinder. The horizontal...
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2 Oct 2017
With a surfactant on the left-hand side of the cylinder, the mechanical forces that act on the cylinder are asymmetrical. If detached from the recipient walls, the cylinder would accelerate to the...
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2 Oct 2017
The effects of surface tension are of central importance in many everyday phenomena: it causes small droplets of rain to stick to your windows, creates bubbles when you add detergent in your sink,...
Type: News Article
31 Mar 2017
Often used for children’s enjoyment and artistic performances, soap bubbles are delicate, light-reflecting films that typically last just a few seconds before bursting. But beyond their value to...
Type: News Article
31 Mar 2017
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9 Mar 2017
Magnetic balls provide exciting avenues for exploring many fundamental phenomena in physics. They can be assembled by hand into chains and more complex structures and used to model the properties of...
Type: News Article
9 Mar 2017
Testing the stability of cylindrical tube made from 15,360 hexagonally packed magnetic balls (192 rings, each made up of 80 balls). A high-speed camera recording reveals crumpling at the base of the...
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