Episode 23 – “If there’s one glacial feature, everything is named after it”

This week Shannon summarizes her field trip and John talks about rock slides and his coming travel. We also talk about organized patterns of dripping syrup.

Fun Paper Friday

This week we learn about stick patterns formed by viscous fluids falling on a surface. It could be honey on toast or telecommunications cable on the ocean floor. Check out the video as well!

Brun, P. T., Audoly, B., Ribe, N. M., Eaves, T. S., & Lister, J. R. (2015). Liquid Ropes: A Geometrical Model for Thin Viscous Jet Instabilities. Physical Review Letters, 114(17), 174501–5. http://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.114.174501

Video of different fluid patterns

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