News tagged with velocity

Programming drones to fly like birds

(Phys.org) —Jack Langelaan's lab in the basement of Hammond Building is a model airplane builder's dream. In one room, graduate students Nathan Depenbusch and John Bird test algorithms on commercial flight ...

Jan 15, 2014 5 / 5 (1) 0 | with audio podcast

Nano-size superfluidity

Scientists at EPFL have provided the first experimental evidence of superfluidity at the nanoscale, shedding light on the fundamental basis of the phenomenon.

Nov 13, 2013 5 / 5 (3) 2 | with audio podcast

Uncovering liquid foam's bubbly acoustics

Liquid foams fascinate toddlers singing in a bubble bath. Physicists, too, have an interest in their acoustical properties. Borrowing from both porous material and foam science, Juliette Pierre from the Paris Diderot University, ...

Oct 17, 2013 5 / 5 (1) 0