Heat is a driving force behind many natural fluid flows—from the surges of magma in volcanic eruptions to the rising of water vapour forming thunderstorms. This experiment from UCLA show the effect in action, and it’s beguiling.
Wanna create your own beautiful, living, breathing solar system at home? It's easy—you just need petri plates (or any kind of flat, wide and shallow containers), some fatty milk, a little dish soap, food coloring and liquid plungers and droppers. And your own imagination.
It might be rare that droplets of different fluid land on top of each other, but what happens when they do? This image shows exactly that happening.
I can't figure out if this music video was made using computer graphics or macro photography. Maybe it's a combination of both. Or maybe the eggs I ate this morning had some toxins and all of this is only happening inside my head.