News tagged with bubbles

The solar wind is swirly

(Phys.org)—Using ESA's Cluster quartet of satellites as a space plasma microscope, scientists have zoomed in on the solar wind to reveal the finest detail yet, finding tiny turbulent swirls that could play a big role in ...

dateDec 19, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Japan astronaut solves bubble puzzle

Of all the experiments Japanese astronaut Naoko Yamazaki has carried out in space -- making sushi in a kimono and playing a harp -- blowing soap bubbles has arguably brought the biggest breakthrough.

dateApr 15, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Cavitation bubbles bursting with cleaning power

It's easy to think of soap suds when one thinks of bubbles, but these bubbles can clean without chemicals. These are cavitation bubbles, which are created when air is churned up in water. And what researchers are learning ...

dateJan 12, 2016 in Other
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Foam bubbles finally brought to order

Scientists have succeeded for the first time to turn the Weaire-Phelan foam model – a celebrated geometrical concept which received additional notoriety when used in Beijing’s Olympic Games iconic building the Water ...

dateDec 23, 2011 in Materials Science
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