Latest Capillary wave Stories
A group of Canadian researchers says they’ve finally figured out why icicles grow with those characteristic ripples. The answer, they say, is the amount of impurities in the water, particularly salt.
Invisibility cloaking may one day help to shield ships floating around in the ocean from waves, according to research presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS).
Just about any road with a loose surface â€” sand or gravel or snow â€” develops ripples that make driving a very shaky experience.
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