Friday Picture (05/25/07)

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There’s a whole new revenue stream on the horizon. Livescience reports that Japanese scientists in the AMOEBA (Advanced Multiple Organized Experimental Basin), project have learned to write on water.

The image above shows the letter S formed by standing waves in a custom engineered water tank designed to generate Japanese characters and letters from the Roman alphabet.

This in one of four marine oriented Weird Science Stories of the Year.
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Peter Etnoyer (397 Posts)

PhD candidate at Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi and doctoral fellow Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies.


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