News tagged with flow

Physicists create water tractor beam

Physicists at The Australian National University (ANU) have created a tractor beam on water, providing a radical new technique that could confine oil spills, manipulate floating objects or explain rips at ...

dateAug 10, 2014 in General Physics
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Heavy metals and hydroelectricity

Hydraulic engineering is increasingly relied on for hydroelectricity generation. However, redirecting stream flow can yield unintended consequences. In the August 2014 issue of GSA Today, Donald Rodbell of ...

dateAug 01, 2014 in Environment
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Research hones pore-scale models

The physical and chemical processes that occur at the scale of individual soil particles dictate the way fluids flow underground over much larger scales. To more accurately predict how plumes of subsurface ...

dateJul 14, 2014 in General Physics
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