Bubble Experiment Finds Universal Laws

August 30, 2019

Quanta Magazine features work by ERL's Amir Pahlavan and Ruben Juanes

In a recent article for Quanta Magazine, writer Charlie Wood takes a closer look at the concept of universality in physics, focusing on recent work by ERL/CEE Postdoctoral Associate Dr. Amir Pahlavan working with ERL/CEE Professor Ruben Juanes:

"A recent study has identified universality in a new system: bubbles trapped in a narrow tube. The work comes as something of a surprise, since bubbles historically were the system that taught physicists the limits of universality. Now researchers have a way to turn that universality on and off."

Full article at Quanta Magazine

Image: Xiangdong Shi and Sidney Nagel