University of Twente

Basic science in evaporating droplets

What happens if you slowly evaporate a droplet containing dissolved particles? The question sounds simple, but it involves a surprising amount of basic physics and mathematics. Hanneke Gelderblom of the University ...

Apr 18, 2013 3.8 / 5 (4) 8

Hair sensor uncovers hidden signals

An "artificial cricket hair" used as a sensitive flow sensor has difficulty detecting weak, low-frequency signals โ€“ they tend to be drowned out by noise. But now, a bit of clever tinkering with the flexibility ...

Jun 06, 2013 5 / 5 (3) 0 | with audio podcast