And what about non-Fig Newtonian?

Wednesday, May 27, 2009
Ok, for those of you who don't remember 11th grade physics - A Non-Newtonian fluid is one where the viscosity is high enough to overcome the stress put upon it; stirring it leads to whirlpools even after you remove the spoon.

This property also means that when compressive force is applied to it, it resists the force in that particular spot.

There are a ton of practical uses for this property, but to hell with those:


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