Tag Archives: melting

Solid-Hexatic-Liquid transitions in a granular monolayer

In our last paper published in Phys. Rev. E, we experimentally explored the behavior of a monolayer of millimetric beads interacting through short range magnetic dipole-dipole interactions. As the system is athermal, a mechanical agitation is used to produce an … Continue reading

Posted in Article | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Physics of ice cube melting

During summertime, a physical phenomenon can be observed in a fresh drink. Consider your favorite cocktail in a long drink glass you filled with a lot of ice cubes. The packing of the ice blocks is slowly melting. Suddenly, this … Continue reading

Posted in Article | Tagged , | Leave a comment