The Kinetic Karnival of Jearl Walker

Season 1 Episode 4


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Beginning with maple syrup on a plate of pancakes, Walker sheds light on viscosity and how it decreases with an increase in temperature. His second lecture is on non-Newtonian fluids, which act a little weird, such as Slime and Silly Putty. For a grand finale, Walker thrusts his fist into a bowl of fluid corn starch–which doesn't spill because its viscosity shoots up.moreless

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