Bubbles never forget (October 2006)

Physicists at the University of Chicago have discovered that air bubbles retain a “memory” of how they are formed (Phys Rev Lett 97 144503). Their study revealed that the initial conditions of bubble formation can affect the dynamics of the singularity that occurs when a bubble pinches off a nozzle.

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