Dyed water and air injected into honey produces the Taylor-Saffman instability in a Hele-Shaw cell. The pressure of rapidly injecting water lifted the top sheet, inducing the instability around the outer edge of the honey as air entered.

Dyed water and air injected into honey produces the Taylor-Saffman instability in a Hele-Shaw cell. The pressure of rapidly injecting water lifted the top sheet, inducing the instability around the outer edge of the honey as air entered.

By Scott Hodges, Alex Unger, Eric Fauble, and Zac Rice for Spring 2014 Team First.
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Taylor-Saffman instability in a Hele-Shaw cell. The pressure of rapidly injecting water lifted the top sheet, inducing the instability around the outer edge of the honey as air entered.

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