The Right Coast

Editor: Thomas A. Smith
University of San Diego
School of Law

Thursday, August 9, 2018

A Weird Water Behavior That Intrigued Da Vinci Finally Has an Explanation

In the 16th century, Leonardo da Vinci first described a fascinating phenomenon involving water that later became known as the hydraulic jump. And a mere five centuries later, scientists have finally explained why it happens.


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Thank you for that. Good to see that Cambridge-style physics can still be done in Cambridge. But not at the Cav, I notice, nor yet at DAMTP, nor even in the Engineering Department. Super welterweight CEB wins the day.

Posted by: dearieme | Aug 10, 2018 8:13:45 AM