News tagged with fluid mechanics

How tattoos 'move' with age

The dyes which are injected into the skin to create tattoos move with time – permanently altering the look of a given design. In this month’s Mathematics Today Dr Ian Eames, a Reader in Fluid Mechanics at UCL, publishes ...

dateApr 28, 2011 in Mathematics
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Fish farm waste can drift to distant shores

Concentrated waste plumes from fish farms could travel significant distances to reach coastlines, according to a study to be published in an upcoming issue of the journal Environmental Fluid Mechanics, available online now. ...

dateApr 07, 2011 in Ecology
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Photos show how a specific fluid defies normal activity

An illustration showing a scientific phenomenon that defies common intuition has garnered Sunghwan (Sunny) Jung, assistant professor of engineering science and mechanics at Virginia Tech, and his doctoral student, Navish ...

dateNov 30, 2010 in Other
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Making use of jellyfish on dry land

John Dabiri, assistant professor of aeronautics and bioengineering at Caltech who won a MacArthur Award this year, is fascinated by jellyfish. He believes jellyfish propulsion can inform engineering, which in turn can inform ...

dateNov 08, 2010 in Engineering
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