Another Victory for Newtonian Mechanics – take that Brownian Motion!

October 21, 2006 at 6:54 pm | | everyday science, literature

It is well known that low Reynolds number flows are reversible.

This is perhaps the best demonstration of Newtonian mechanics in fluids that I’ve ever seen. It’s also a great analogy for “dephasing-rephasing” events that happen in photon echo, NMR, and other spectroscopic experiments. Take a look, and make sure to check out video 1.


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  1. whatever. If you can’t swim in it, then it’s not a fluid.

    lava: no
    air: no
    canned dog food: maybe
    despair: yes

    Comment by william — October 23, 2006 #

  2. whoah

    Comment by anon — October 23, 2006 #

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