No one has ever cut a giant hole in a bagel-shaped glass roof and dropped water nine stories in the ground. Until Singapore's Changi Airport called on a water design firm called WET. The post How to Fit the World’s Biggest Indoor Waterfall in an Airport appeared first on WIRED.
Firenadoes are spinning columns of smoke and fire, caused by wind interacting with the blaze itself---a complex mix of fire and fluid dynamics. The post How the Blue Cut Blaze Spawns Those Insane Firenadoes appeared first on WIRED.
It took twenty-eight months for a bottle to travel from New York City to France, carrying a message about the environmental risks of plastic in the ocean. The post This Bottle Crossed the Atlantic to Send an SOS for Wildlife appeared first on WIRED.
New fluid dynamics research shows that jellyfish and lampreys essentially suction their way through Earth’s oceans.
The post The Jellyfish’s Swimming Secret? It’s a Master of Suction appeared first on WIRED.