Physics Club: Alberto Nicolis, Columbia University, “A generalized Archimedean principle and the mass of sound”

Event time: 
Monday, January 23, 2023 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Sloane Physics Laboratory SPL, Room 57 See map
217 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

I will describe how, in principle, one can generalize the Archimedean principle to general “objects” immersed in fluids, including for example quantum particles or localized perturbations of the fluids themselves. As an application, I will present a general formula for the mass transported by a sound wave.
Host: Ian Moult (