Particles go with the flow

  title={Particles go with the flow},
  author={Detlef Lohse},
When dropping small particles into a turbulent fluid, we know from daily experience that the particles will be swept up in the swirling eddies and vortices of the fluid motion. But how will the particles be arranged in the flow, and does the addition of these particles smooth out the flow or make it more turbulent? These questions not only have industrial and technological implications, but are at the heart of our understanding of turbulence. It is also a puzzle that has resisted conventional… CONTINUE READING

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