There’s a good chance that the screen you’re using to read this uses liquid crystals, but how much do you know about this ubiquitous technology? Liquid crystals are fluids made Keep reading
Colorful eddies swirl in this short video from photographer Karl Gaff. Formed near the boundary at the bottom of the frame, these eddies act to dissipate some of the energy Keep reading
This novel flow visualization technique uses dilute solutions of the tobacco mosaic virus (TMV). These rod-shaped particles align with shear and produce a birefringent interference pattern visible when viewed between Keep reading
[original media no longer available] This video gives a neat introduction to some common and uncommon techniques used to visualize fluid flows.