Friction Thickens Fluids

Congratulations to my colleague John Royer for not only getting his work published in Physical Review Letters, but also for getting some media attention! His work on shear thickening suspensions, which will be discussed at the previously mentioned workshop, bridges the gap between two different models of shear thickening: hydroclusters and frictional contacts.

The media blurb can be seen here!

And here is John summarizing his results:


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