Glycerol being poured into water

Glycerol being poured into water

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Credit: DR. JOHN BRACKENBURY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Glycerol being poured into water, high-speed photograph. The curling effect occurs when mixing glycerol with water. The resistance of the water causes the Glycerol to deform under stress. This resistance is often known as viscosity.

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Keywords: curl, curling, effect, effects, fluid, fluid dynamics, fluid mechanics, glycerin, glycerine, glycerol, high-speed photography, liquid, physical, physical effect, physics, pour, pouring, reaction, resistance, spiral, spiralling, surface tensiion, viscosity, viscous, vortex, vortices, water

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