Tuesday, May 16, 2006

Water Falling on a Rotating Plate Spontaneously Forms into Polygons

This one is mind blowing.

Taking on a New Shape:
"While the first polygon experiment Bohr did involved stationary polygons, the most recent effort shows rotating polygons. “Not only are these shapes rotating,” says Bohr, “but they are rotating at a different speed than the plate beneath them.” "


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