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Best of 2012: When a Jet Hits a Soap Film

In March, physicists pointed out that a soap film can bend a jet of fluid, just like a lens and that this opens up an entirely new way to control microjets

“If you’ve ever played with soap bubbles, you’ll have seen the complex flows that can occur on the liquid surfaces and the way that bubbles can deform, drip and even survive being punctured by small particles. 

Today, Geoffroy Kirstetter and buddies at the Universite de Nice Sophia-Antipolis in France ask what happens when a jet of liquid hits a soapy film.

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