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Granular materials have properties of both solids and liquids. They include many materials crucial to our economy and to daily life, such as food, building materials, and chemicals. In one investigation, physicists shake trays of sand and produce remarkable patterns.
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Keywords: collective systems, granular materials, sand piles
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Physics Central, (American Physical Society, College Park), WWW Document, (http://www.physicscentral.org/explore/action/granular.cfm).
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Physics Central, Physics in Action: Granular Materials, (American Physical Society, College Park), <http://www.physicscentral.org/explore/action/granular.cfm>.
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Physics Central. (n.d.). Physics in Action: Granular Materials. Retrieved September 30, 2014, from American Physical Society: http://www.physicscentral.org/explore/action/granular.cfm
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Physics Central. Physics in Action: Granular Materials. College Park: American Physical Society. http://www.physicscentral.org/explore/action/granular.cfm (accessed 30 September 2014).
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Physics Central. Physics in Action: Granular Materials. College Park: American Physical Society. 30 Sep. 2014 <http://www.physicscentral.org/explore/action/granular.cfm>.
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