The Double-Slit Experiment
22 Jan 2013
By shooting an electron at a wall with two slits positioned in front of a screen, physicists found that matter can exhibit the characteristics of a wave in one case and a particle in another. If the...
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Quantum Cherry Blossom Tree
22 Jan 2013
Chlorophyll pigment molecules pass energy from a photon until it reaches a special molecule of chlorophyll -- the reaction center. Photosynthesis' efficiency may be due to the photon energy's...
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7 Jan 2013
A male and female goby, Rhinogobius brunneus, found in Okinawa. Photo by Ken Maeda
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4 Jan 2013
In talking with Professor Mahesh Bandi you may notice he peppers interesting facts into the dialogue about what we know or don’t know, or came to know in physics. Bandi’s research interests lie in...
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25 Dec 2012
When a fluid flows through a pipe or down the bed of a river at high velocities, it forms whirlpools and becomes turbulent. These whirlpools, known as “eddies”, lead to a striking increase in...
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Eddies in a Turbulent Thin Film of Soapy Water
25 Dec 2012
The thin film is rendered turbulent by eddies of various sizes. Photograph by Hamid Kellay (University of Bordeaux, France)
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Eddies in a Turbulent Pool
25 Dec 2012
The water in the pool is rendered turbulent by eddies of various sizes. Sketch from 15th century by Leonardo da Vinci
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20 Dec 2012
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20 Dec 2012
Professor Mahesh Bandi making hydrophobic grains on the surface of water wrinkle together like fabric.
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20 Dec 2012
The beginnings of a collective network of bubbles.  Photo by: Tamoghna Das
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