Swimming with the Razorfishes

Thursday, March 22, 2007

Oobleck

Substances like this that become more viscous when agitated or compressed are a subset of non-Newtonian fluids called dilatants. An interesting comparison can be made between different "slimes" by making a batch of glurch (see below) and comparing the physical properties of oobleck and glurch.

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