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Study reveals new physics of how fluids flow in porous media

August 24, 2016

Key flow mechanisms, crucial to carbon sequestration and fuel-cell operation, have been visualized.

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Lab experiments carried out by an MIT and Oxford University team provide detailed information about how a liquid moves through spaces in a porous material, revealing the key role of a characteristic called wettability.

Image courtesy of the researchers

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