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Sticky pillars?

Understanding how 'gecko-like' commercial gecko tape is

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Blood droplets at a crime scene

A physics approach to blood spatter analysis

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Towers of liquid

What happens when a droplet hits a liquid surface?

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How (not) to slip on ice?

Researchers unravels the mysteries of ice skating

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Self-lifting salt crystals

Salt crystals can grow legs and stand up from a surface

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Corona research

Aerosols persist in insufficiently ventilated elevator cabins

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Physics protecting art

Art and physics sometimes find surprising ways to collaborate

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Salty Christmas trees.

Creating fascinating shapes using creeping salt crystals.

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Vibration in one direction only

How robotic metamaterials can choose the direction of vibrations (Source: uva.nl). Check out this video on Youtube for more information.

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Sublimating Snow Crystals

Investigating the sublimation of snow and ice crystals.

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Bigger is Different

Size does matter.

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Research

List of our current running scientific projects.

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Publications

Publications of the Soft Matter Group.

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People

Current staff working in our labs.

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Contact

Contact information and general route description.

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