Latest Viscosity Stories

2012-01-17 22:36:39

How liquid can a fluid be?

2011-12-23 10:55:11

Microscopic spheres form strings in surprising alignments when suspended in a viscous fluid and sheared between two plates — a finding that will affect the way scientists think about the properties of such wide-ranging substances as shampoo and futuristic computer chips.

2011-12-19 13:16:59

The new measurements, by UCLA physics professor Giovanni Zocchi and former UCLA physics graduate student Yong Wang, are approximately 100 times higher in resolution than previous mechanical measurements, a nanotechnology feat which reveals an isolated protein molecule, surprisingly, is neither a solid nor a liquid.

Robot Speeds Up Glass Development
2011-11-15 04:37:00

Model by model, the electronics in a car are being moved closer to the engine block. This is why the materials used for the electronics must resist increasing heat – so the glass solder being used as glue must be continually optimized.

2011-10-05 17:52:53

Chemical engineer Ms Inês Mariz has presented guidelines for obtaining better quality and more efficient latex, in a PhD thesis defended at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU).

2011-09-01 17:02:48

In things thick and thin: Cornell physicists explain how fluids – such as paint or paste - behave by observing how micron-sized suspended particles dance in real time.

2011-08-08 12:18:17

A liquid does not have to be a disordered bunch of particles: A team of researchers at Vienna University of Technology (TU Vienna) and the University of Vienna has discovered intriguing structures formed by tiny particles floating in liquids.

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