70th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics (November 19, 2017 — November 21, 2017)

V0025: Shooting stars, galaxies and black holes: Thin film drainage in living polymer solutions

  • Vineeth Chandran Suja, Stanford University
  • Aadithya Kannan, Stanford University
  • Bruce Kubicka , Woodside High School, Portola Valley
  • Gerald Fuller, Stanford University
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1103/APS.DFD.2017.GFM.V0025

In this video, we show the drainage of a thin film of worm like micellar solution entrapped between a bubble and a liquid-air interface. Our video shows interesting drainage dynamics visualized using white light interferometry that bears a striking resemblance to beautiful cosmic phenomena.

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