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Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Fun with Fluids: The Case of the Leaping Shampoo

I saw this posted by MarkCC over at Good Math, Bad Math and thought it warranted a rebroadcast. It's a video of the Kaye Effect, a property of fluid dynamics in which a thinly poured stream of sufficiently viscous fluid is seen to periodically bounce upon impact. It proves once again that math is everywhere, even in your bottle of Suave.

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