Cornstarch mixed with tonic water forms a fluorescent oobleck, and forms shapes when excited on a loudspeaker.

Cornstarch mixed with tonic water forms a fluorescent oobleck, and forms shapes when excited on a loudspeaker.

By Rachel Grosskrueger for Fall 2015 Get Wet.
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This image was featured in Quanta Magazine in an article about elastic fluids, January 2022

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Oobleck, a non-Newtonian suspension of cornstarch in water, dances on a loudspeaker, color-reversed.

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