Under the Influence of Beer Foam
Perhaps you’ve noticed that it’s easier to walk around without spilling a foamy beer versus walking around with a regular cup of coffee. Have you ever stopped to consider why? To solve this everyday physics phenomenon, a team of fluid mechanics researchers at Princeton University’s Complex Fluids Lab investigates the anti-sloshing abilities of foam.
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