Catastrophic cracking courtesy of quiescent cavitation

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We are pleased to announce another publication in Physics of Fluids entitled “Catastrophic cracking courtesy of quiescent cavitation” in the September issue.  We are featured as one of the Gallery of Fluid Motion papers.  These short papers highlight the American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics Gallery of Fluid Motion winners from the previous year! […]

Water entry of axisymmetric bodies

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We are pleased to announce that our article “The water entry of slender axisymmetric bodies” was just published in Physics of Fluids!!!  Congratulations to Kyle, Stephen and Tadd.  This work was really fun and was the first time we utilized an Inertial Measurement Unit synchronized with our imaging data.  The IMU was developed by Stephen […]

Bubbles and Balloons

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BYU Productions just finished a wonderful video that highlights some basics of bubbles and balloons as highlighted by our lab through high speed photography.  We are extremely grateful for the coverage.  The video turned out great!  It was a lot of fun to make.  Thanks Julie Walker and crew!!!!  

Wired Magazine highlights Urinal Dynamics Study

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We are grateful to be covered by a story in Wired magazine in June.  The article highlights our work and methods of decreasing splash back.  The article is illustrated by Eric Anderson (Wes Anderson’s brother)!!!  The article turned out awesome (thanks to Judy Dutton) and the artwork is awesome!  Thanks Wired!  http://www.wired.com/2014/06/urinal-dynamics/ You can check […]

Second Annual Utah Underwater Robotics Competition

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This week Splash Lab ran the 2nd annual Utah Underwater Robotics competition at the Lehi Legacy center.  The only ROV competition in the state of Utah.  Over 450 middle and elementary school-age students participated. Throughout the year dozens of volunteers traveled to these various schools to teach the students about physics and engineering. These students […]

Saturday night live

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Our Urinal Dynamics study was featured on Saturday Night Live.  As a kid I dreamed of being on Saturday Night Live, and I couldn’t believe that our research was featured there!  Surely, once your research has made it through the comedy circuit to be announced by Seth Myers, you have arrived!!!!  We are grateful for […]