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A Soapy Solution
In this experiment, observations of soap films helped explain mixing in turbulent fluids. The colors, produced by interference, reveal the thickness of each part of the film.
-- To learn more about this experiment, visit A Soapy Solution.
-- For more on interference, see this Hyperphysics page.
Gallery of Fluid Motion
Visit the Gallery of Fluid Motion--"when science creates art."
(This feature was updated on April 11, 2014.)