Kerry K. Kuehn

June 2017

Flowing soap film movies

Below are a few movies of flowing soap films captured by my research assistants, Elise Sloey and Amelia Lauth. The soap film is falling downward between two vertically oriented fishing lines. It is illuminated with a mercury vapor lamp. Reflected light from the front and back surfaces of the film gives rise to the variously colored interference fringes which can be seen. Read More…

Fluid dynamics and the Tides of Fundy

In June, my family and I visited the Bay of Fundy, which is situated between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. The Bay of Fundy is famous for its unparalleled tidal ranges—up to 70 feet from high to low tide—and its stunning rock formations. Below I've posted a few photos. Read More…

Elise Sloey wins 2017 Kepler Award

Elise Sloey, (a biochemistry major and physics minor at Wisconsin Lutheran College) was recently awarded the 2017 Kepler Scholarship. Congratulations Elise! Read More…