Physics in Action: Ferrofluid Fun Feature Summary

Type:
Physics in Your World
Title:
Physics in Action: Ferrofluid Fun
Description:
Physics becomes art in this photo of a ferrofluid with permanent magnets underneath. In a ferrofluid, a region of constant magnetic field produces a pattern of spikes.

To find out more about ferrofluids, see the Physics Central feature Ferrofluid Fun.
Image:
Copyright Felice Frankel, from "Envisioning Science, the Design and Craft of the Science Image;" <a href="http://www.physicstogo.org/features/images/ferrofluid.jpg" target="_blank">larger image</a>
Copyright Felice Frankel, from "Envisioning Science, the Design and Craft of the Science Image;" larger image
Image URL:
http://www.physicstogo.org/features/images/ferrofluid.jpg
Featured:
June 1, 2006 - June 15, 2006