Friday, February 20, 2009

Solid-liquid duality?

I miss more than I get when it comes to groovy science stuff jetting out on teh innertoobs. So when I catch something nice, I do try to post it here before I forget.

Here's a relative recent gem from NPR's Science Friday. It calls into question the distinction between solids and liquids. And it does so with some very groovy high-speed video.

1. I like Flora Lichtman's sneaky sense of humor and effective production sensibilities.
2. I didn't know that aluminum contamination was a problem for baking soda.
3. If you're keen to embed a SciFri vid, their embed code end of "/)" must be replaced with ")(/embed)".

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