News tagged with bubbles

Seeing sound in a new light

The National Physical Laboratory Acoustics team has been investigating acoustic cavitation – the formation and implosion of micro cavities, or bubbles, in a liquid caused by the extreme pressure variations ...

Nov 24, 2011
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Looking for dark matter a mile underground

For the past two years, a small bubble chamber has been on the lookout for dark-matter particles a mile underground at SNOLAB in Sudbury, Ontario. Now that experiment is about to get company – its big ...

Aug 15, 2012
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Soap bubbles for predicting cyclone intensity?

Could soap bubbles be used to predict the strength of hurricanes and typhoons? However unexpected it may sound, this question prompted physicists at the Laboratoire Ondes et Matière d'Aquitaine (CNRS, France) ...

Jan 08, 2014
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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 ...

Dec 23, 2011
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Champagne gases different out of a flute versus coupe

Champagne just isn't champagne without its bubbles, and a study highlights the effects that champagne glass shape and temperature can have on carbonation upon serving and the drinking experience. The full report is published ...

Feb 08, 2012
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