July 25, 2008

this is why I love youtube:

salt + soundwaves
(Here's a bit more about it via wikipedia. 1 & 2. If anyone has more info, please send it!
No 'Da Vinci Code' though PLEASE!)

non-newtonian fluid (cornstarch+water) + soundwaves

the embedding is disabled, so watch here:

non-newtonian fluid + 80 Hz

I remember playing with this stuff at summer science camp as a kid... I also remember making enormous messes with it once I got home. I should really whip up a batch for old times sake.