Foam only looks fragile. When scientists shot ultrasonic waves at it, they found it prevents some frequencies from going through. So it could potentially be used to shield against the sound from bombs.
He recently completed his masters in fluid mechanics from the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore. He writes about all things science.
Both the kilometre-long billow clouds in Earth’s atmosphere and a surprising structure in the Perseus galaxy cluster are the result of a common feature of fluid dynamics.
The active particle design can be used to model the swimming dynamics of spermatozoa and as a potential microscopic transport system.
Researchers have already proposed using such a whirl to clear oil slicks, all the while keeping emissions in check.
LeBron James winning the NBA championship for the Cleveland Cavaliers marks the end of a chapter in one of sport’s greatest stories.
The news of its success is heartening as it paves the way for ESA’s ambition to set up a full scale gravitational-wave observatory in space.
He has given us plenty of awesome moments to relish over the years. Even if he were to retire today, he’d have had an overbearing stamp on the game of basketball, and walked out as one of the game’s modern greats.
In the brimming potpourri of factors that encouraged the evolution of Homo sapiens, the extinction of dinosaurs also plays an important role.
The Kessler syndrome has moved on from its humble origins as a radical theory to a real problem with far-reaching consequences.
Hansal Mehta’s Aligarh is a reminder of the dangerous confection that self-appointed guardians of morality can produce with modern cameras and an outdated statute book.
The takeaway is that despite its steep costs, we can’t afford to not support an idea like fusion.