John Stewart on western water.

John Stewart on western water.

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c Where the Riled Things Are www.thedailyshow.com Daily ShowFull Episodes Political Humor Ron Paul Interview From the only place to go on television (via the Internet) for a straight story, a hilarious...

Recipe for a river; more on the Braudrick flume study.

Recipe for a river; more on the Braudrick flume study.

More on the Braudrick et al. work published last week: NPR’s Science Friday made a nice little video, in which Bill Dietrich used the phrase “recipe for a river.” Click on the image above to see it. The recipe includes two sizes and densities of...

A landmark paper in physical modeling.

A landmark paper in physical modeling.

A groundbreaking physical modeling study was published this week in PNAS (subscription required). NSF has a press release here. Christian Braudrick and others at EPS-Berkeley used a 17m flume filled with a mix of lithic and plastic particles to achieve what they call...

Fluid mechanics time lapse video.

Fluid mechanics time lapse video.

Morningstar Mill Timelapse from Matthew Wartman on Vimeo. Really swamped with grantwriting, designing new things for our Em4, and relentless grind of running a business in a bad economy lately, so not much blogging. Here’s a nice time lapse movie with some...

Maple seed vortex visualization.

Maple seed vortex visualization.

We’re in the throes of NSF grant writing again, and I’m way behind on blogging, which is frustrating, because we have lots of cool things going on at LRRD. Vimeo hosts this interesting visualization of a maple tree’s single wing...