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Archive by Category "Nondiffusive"
November 3, 2016
Red M&M’s candy coating dissolved when placed in a thin layer of watered-down vanilla yogurt
September 12, 2016
Colored wax flows: interacting, mixing, and changing state from a liquid to a solid
September 10, 2016
Food dye in milk, driven by a drop of soap in a Marangoni flow, color-reversed.
February 13, 2015
Water gel beads (hydrophilic polymer) soaked in food dye are placed in milk. Flow is induced by soap (Marangoni flow) and by direct manipulation.
February 10, 2015
As silver bottle wax melts in a crock pot, its optical characteristics change, allowing motion in the wax to be seen, illustrating non-diffusive mixing.
November 12, 2014
Paint layered into a mixing bowl and poured shows non-diffusive mixing, here seen color-reversed.
November 11, 2014
Layers of food dye pushed into corn syrup illustrates non-diffusive mixing.
November 10, 2014
A stream of Elmer’s Glue falling into water forms convoluted shapes. Surface tension holds glue at the surface during a rope coiling instability for a short time.
September 7, 2014
A stream of Elmer’s Glue dropped into water is held at the surface. Here the image is mirrored by the surface and then flipped vertically.
September 6, 2014