Liquid nitrogen is an endless source of fun. You can freeze things and smash things into pieces. Or you could pour it onto things and then watch the smoke monster move around and then smash things into pieces. Or you could dunk things in it and then watch the smoke disappear and then smash things into pieces. You get…
If you’ve ever siphoned gas from a tank, you’ll know that the height between the source and the destination of the liquid is important. But scientists have shown that the height limit of a siphon is much bigger than we thought.
Using advanced image processing and physics algorithms, MIT scientists have analyzed hundreds of high-speed sequences of sneezes to obtain an accurate 3D model of fluid clouds and droplet trajectories with some frightening results.
I.K.U. is notorious as being one of the weirdest and most mind-fuck-filled science fiction porn movies of all time. And now at long last, director Shu Lea Chang is working on a sequel.
It might look more like an engine from an aging car than a piece of engineering fit for space, but this machine was a pioneering piece of apparatus that allowed astronauts to experiment with fluids in space.
Science videos can be difficult to understand, badly produced and and slow-going. Not this one, because really it's just a compilation of cool fluid dynamics phenomena, stitched together into a wonderful, mesmerizing three minute clip.
Sometimes it feels like spilling coffee from your mug is inevitable. In fact, it turns out that hunch might be correct: scientists have shown that humans are biologically built to spill.
When you use a site like Gmail, you have to decide: Do I want to use the service's website, or do I want to use it through an app, like Outlook? Here's how to get the best of both worlds.
Here are the best images yet of "Fluid": the stunning whale-inspired floating pavilion being built for World Expo 2012 in Yeosu, South Korea. Designed by Australian architects, Peddle Thorp, Fluid will sail onto other Asian cities after the show.
It's Friday, you've been swimming in a sea of iPhone news... so what's better to distract you than this amazing vid. It's a demonstration of the joys of non-Newtonian liquids (look 'em up: amazing things), showing exactly how they can confound your expectations. In this case it's a cornstarch fluid on a metal sheet…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences handed out their "sci-tech" achievement awards today, you know the ones that they blur through during Oscar night with someone like Jennifer Garner saying "I was forced... er, had lunch with these amazing people last month, and here are the highlights" and so forth. We…