Physics - Unexpected Turbulence in a Splash
- From: Sam Wormley <swormley1@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2012 14:37:13 -0500
Liquid droplets falling onto liquid—such as rain hitting puddles or the sea surface—can generate complex, delicately patterned splashes. Now a team has shown that hidden patterns in these impacts explain why the rim of the splash may break up into a chaotic frenzy of droplets.
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