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Ingredients involved in splashing revealed

"Splashing" plays a central role in the transport of pollutants and the spread of diseases, but while the sight of a droplet striking and splashing off of a solid surface is a common experience, the actual physical ingredients ...

dateNov 21, 2011 in General Physics
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Protection against wing icing

When ice builds-up on the wings of aircrafts, it drives up costs and impedes safety โ€“ and in the worst case scenario, could even cause an aircraft to crash. At the ILA Berlin Air Show from September 11 - 16, researchers ...

dateSep 03, 2012 in Engineering
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