Hydrodynamic instabilities and art

Elsa de la Calleja
Sandra Zetina
Roberto Zenit

Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico

Hydrodynamic instabilities and art
Image by R. Zenit, UNAM, Mexico

This image shows the result of a density difference hydrodynamic instability. White paint is poured over a layer of black paint. Because of the density difference, the fluids mix. The process is inspired by a painting technique invented by D.A. Siqueiros.

Abstract Link

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This image may be used for educational purposes only. Please credit: R. Zenit /UNAM