Fluid Dynamics

Steady as she flows

Aviation’s frontier is supersonic. The military is seeking ever-faster aircraft, planes that can fly five times the speed of sound.… Read More

June 5, 2018

Core data

For those concerned with climate change, nuclear energy presents a distinct advantage: It’s free of carbon and other greenhouse gases.… Read More

May 4, 2016

Sweet science

Students who wheeled a 55-gallon drum filled with M&Ms into a Princeton physicist’s office a decade ago unwittingly helped launch… Read More

April 16, 2013

To know the flow

But today’s gains have not come without problems. Jet engines rely on large amounts of fossil fuels, creating greenhouse gases… Read More

September 29, 2011

Dynamic adaptations

Wind turbines, blood vessels and nuclear power plants might seem to have little in common, but their interactions with fluids –… Read More

January 19, 2011

Concrete calculations

Concrete is a $100 billion business in the United States. The material is used for all manner of structures, from… Read More

June 1, 2009

Hot stuff

Paul Fischer is plugging in something that one day could help millions of others tap into safe, clean nuclear energy.… Read More

August 13, 2007