Media Webcast on Latest Discoveries in Fluid Dynamics
Scientists presented some of the latest findings from the science of fluid dynamics at a webcast media briefing at 10 a.m. EST (7 a.m. PST) on Monday, Nov. 19, 2012. The briefing covered select topics presented at the American Physical Society's (APS) Division of Fluid Dynamics (DFD) meeting in San Diego, California, November 18 – 20, 2012.
- Andrew Dickerson, Georgia Tech
"How fog impacts the flight of the mosquito"
- Reza Alam, University of California, Berkeley
"A cloaking device for ocean waves"
- Carly Donohue, Caltech
"An acoustic lens to focus sound into sonic 'bullets'"
- Justin Jaworski, Cambridge
"How owls are able to fly and hunt in acoustic stealth"
- Anette "Peko" Hosoi, MIT
Context and final thoughts on the presentations; moderate questions
Virtual Press Room
The Virtual Press Room for the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics Meeting contains story ideas, stunning graphics, and lay-language papers written for a general audience by the authors of individual presentations with accompanying graphics and multimedia files. The Virtual Press Room will serve as starting points for journalists who are interested in covering the meeting but cannot attend in person.
2012 Virtual Press Room
Virtual Press Room Archive
If you have questions about the Division of Fluid Dynamics Virtual Press Room or the webcast, please contact:
American Institute of Physics
About the Division of Fluid Dynamics
The Division of Fluid Dynamics of the American Physical Society (APS) exists for the advancement and diffusion of knowledge of the physics of fluids with special emphasis on the dynamical theories of the liquid, plastic and gaseous states of matter under all conditions of temperature and pressure.
Division of Fluid Dynamics Website