Tag Archives: Water

Electric Charge, Surfactants, Bubble Nucleation, and …

… Boiling of Water! Here’s a neat video about the work. Here’s a quote from an MIT News story on the research: “The whole concept relies on the fact that whether a surface is hydrophobic or hydrophilic will affect the … Continue reading

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Microstructures are everywhere!

The backstory behind this stunning, prize-winning image is as interesting as the image itslef, which is from a half-millimeter sized splatter of water on a silicon chip, almost at its edge.

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Freezing Water

You can start with beautiful, almost mesmerizing pictures of freezing of bubble walls in Angela Kelly’s photo set at Flickr. Here’s a pretty nice video of freezing of soap bubbles at an ambient temperature of -33 degrees Celsius. [You might … Continue reading

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