Ferrofluid Cineplex Feature Summary
- Physics in Your World
- Physics becomes art in Felice Frankel's photo of a ferrofluid with permanent magnets underneath. In a ferrofluid, a region of approximately constant magnetic field produces a pattern of spikes.
A ferrofluid is a concentrated suspension of nanometer-sized magnetic particles. To learn more, see the Physics Central feature Ferrofluid Fun and also the videos at Ferrofluids.
- image credit: © Felice Frankel, from "Envisioning Science, the Design and Craft of the Science Image;" larger image
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- December 1, 2011 - December 16, 2011