Thought for the month

“Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.” Saint Augustine of Hippo (354 – 430 AD).

Tuesday, 5 November 2013

Whistle while you work

Computational fluid dynamics was never my forte but I make a mean cup of tea. A team at the University of Cambridge have addressed an issue that thwarted acoustic scientists for years, namely how does a kettle whistle? Apparently the answer lies in pressure pulses that form steam vortices that produce sound. I wonder Oolong the research took?

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