23 Jan 2018
A bowl of water sprinkled with pepper flakes sits ready on Mahesh Bandi’s kitchen countertop. Bandi, a professor of physics at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (...
Type: News Article
17 Jan 2018
This video, taken at 500 frames per second, shows the Marangoni effect in action. The researchers introduced a surfactant—a liquid with lower surface tension—to the surface of water. They used hollow...
Type: Video
4 Jan 2017
The amount of energy generated by renewables fluctuates depending on the natural variability of resources at any given time. The sun isn’t always shining, nor is the wind always blowing, so...
Type: News Article
4 Jan 2017
Type: Photo
9 Dec 2016
Like humans learning to speak, juvenile birds learn to sing by mimicking vocalizations of adults of the same species during development. Juvenile birds preferentially learn the song of their own...
Type: Press release
9 Dec 2016
Like humans learning to speak, juvenile birds learn to sing by mimicking vocalizations of adults of the same species during development. Juvenile birds preferentially learn the song of their own...
Type: News Article
9 Dec 2016
Type: Photo
18 May 2016
There is an important difference between knowing something, and being able to prove something. Even in science, there are ideas that everyone shares, but no one can prove. The link between disorder...
Type: News Article
3 Mar 2016
Unlike conventional energy sources, like coal or oil, the supply and demand of renewable energy are, to a large extent, unpredictable because they are affected by the natural fluctuations in the...
Type: News Article
30 Jul 2015
Churning raw milk sufficiently creates butter. Squirting lemon juice coagulates it into curd. These two phenomena are not as straightforward as they sound on the molecular level.  When milk is...
Type: News Article
Simulated particles aggregating in different degrees and forming structures
30 Jul 2015
The changing color is a visualization of changing experimental conditions that give rise to the different bulk properties of a liquid, as aggregates are formed in different degrees. 
Type: Photo
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