Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Fragile floating rainbow whales

These ephemal bubble clouds flourish where the breezes are gentle and humidity is high. Small children delight in seeing them, but are also all to eager to destroy them. Still though, these amoeba-like examples of fluid dynamics, surface tension, and thin film interference are mesmerizing.

Giant Stinson Beach Bubbles

I especially love the longitudinal shot from behind the bubble master. The disintegration is magical.

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