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Surf's Up for Microbes and Cells

News   Sep 18, 2018 | Original Story by Thomas Sumner for Simons Foundation.

 
Surf's Up for Microbes and Cells

A ball falling through goopy liquid will generate a wave in a nearby flexible rubber sheet. The ball will ‘surf’ the wave, moving away from the rubber sheet and picking up speed, new calculations and experiments reveal. Credit: B. Rallaband et al/Nature Physics 2018.

 
 
 

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