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2022 REU poster session and videos

August 16th, 2022

The Georgetown REU Site in Materials Physics wrapped up the summer 2022 program with a lively poster session and video viewing. Ten undergraduate students from other colleges spent the summer at Georgetown working on faculty-mentored research projects and participating in professional development activities. …

Georgetown Physicists Study Fundamental Structure of Flowing Cornstarch-Water Mixture

August 12th, 2022

Results from the research groups of Profs Daniel Blair and Jeffrey Urbach, presented in a paper appearing in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, reveal the intricate structures associated with the shear thickening transition in cornstarch suspensions, including the first measurements of relative flow between the cornstarch particles and the suspending fluid.…