Unmixing Color Machine (Ultra Laminar Reversible Flow) - Smarter Every Day 217

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SmarterEveryDay 28 days ago
If you're interested in seeing a stationary tripod shot here's one on the second channel. Consider subscribing to the second channel while you're over there. ruvid.net/video/video-57IMufyoCnQ.html
Bill Keith Channel
You should be wearing gloves handling all that mercury.
Jono Pearson
Jono Pearson 8 days ago
Thiago Jungles
Thiago Jungles 10 days ago
@destin hello smarter, i was thought something that only you are able to show and explain, you can make a video about the strong of the hair? how much carry or pressure these things can support? i hope you read this, ty
Humble Bumble Homestead
You always have beautiful messages to the viewers! Thank you!
Andrew Edward
Andrew Edward 10 hours ago
Hahahaaa this is coool
chris powdrill
chris powdrill 10 hours ago
can it be frozen then unfrozen?
palmbeachcitizen 14 hours ago
OMG, I thought I was a nerd until this video showed up in my box. I think I need to trim my subscriptions.
William Alexander
If you ran an electric current through a copper tube filled with ferromagnetic fluid could you produce a larger induction coil with a bigger magnetic field? Or solid copper coil makes most effective induction field? Can you do induction heating in a vacuum?
BuT DiD YoU s33 ThE sPiraLs?????
purple guy
purple guy Day ago
What if you over turn it
Have you checked out the laminar flow used to make our plastic money here in Australia? The flow is over air, making a huge bubble which is liquid at the top and ‘solid’ at the bottom-from what I can see on videos online.
Cameron Born
Cameron Born Day ago
if you had long hair we’d call you Owen Wilson
This was so anticlimactic
thovish1 Day ago
I'd love to do this experiment with my students! Can anyone tell me how to make the crankshaft container he poured everything into?
Mofuggins Day ago
Now the question to ask would be: Is there a number of cranks in the forward direction that could also see it eventually return to its original state.
Zeutrus Bd
Zeutrus Bd 21 hour ago
Nope, because you're just spreading the layers thinner with each crank. I think anyway..
Je s
Je s 2 days ago
I fast forwarded. Don't you dare tell me what I can and can't do. Ubsubscribed
justi gomez olaya
Por lo menos hay ya algo muy vien
Caleb Brown
Caleb Brown 2 days ago
And thanks for the book rec’s and metaphors, sir.
Caleb Brown
Caleb Brown 2 days ago
Much obliged! Ultra good video
Russell Mac.
Russell Mac. 2 days ago
Hey thanks for your videos! I have a question that might be a good video. Why is it when I put clear tape on my frosted glass bottle of cologne, does the glass go clear?!? I don't expect a reply from your busy self, but does anyone know?!?
Busy Klista
Busy Klista 2 days ago
Louis Melahn
Louis Melahn 2 days ago
You pronounced “Couette” correctly. No worries.
2 days ago
Until 6:30 me: wow this is a very cool video, this guy always finds the niche science stuff, I hope he makes many long videos. At 6:30 me: wow this was a very cool video, this guy always finds the lamest stuff to say, I hope he can stop cringe-bombing his many future long videos.
Ben 610
Ben 610 2 days ago
Destin would you please do a video about backflow incense burners and how they work. 🙂 It's pretty cool to see smoke sinking down instead of rising up into the air.
Nicholas Pdx
Nicholas Pdx 2 days ago
You know it works because the video was uploaded..lol
Rodrigo Rubio
Rodrigo Rubio 2 days ago
"No Hablo French" xD hahaha.
Joseph Cisek
Joseph Cisek 2 days ago
well apply this knowledge to the creation of galaxies
DeathbyPixels 2 days ago
It is Laminar Flow Day, my dudes aaaaaAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHH
Asgher Ali
Asgher Ali 3 days ago
Love you man.
NPP 3 days ago
Yay more laminar flow
Im Nambu
Im Nambu 3 days ago
Do IT faster
Joe Mamma
Joe Mamma 3 days ago
What a great metaphor destin! You're the best
Alexander Johnson
Do a video on marbles!
A ni
A ni 3 days ago
2:20 change your play back speed to 1.25 or so if you think it’s too slow. 😂😭
Desiree Paahana
Desiree Paahana 3 days ago
MadelnOahu 3 days ago
I appreciate your channel very much. It's very wholesome, educational, interesting and entertaining. On top of that you're pulling in 3 million views, 6 million views, and 120,000 likes. Keep up the great content!
BeefyBread 3 days ago
You were very lucky to lose count both times.
Hugo Moreno Freydig
Jakob Johnson
Jakob Johnson 3 days ago
Thanks, you rock
RhodyGaming 3 days ago
whenever I hear this music now all I can think of are the wild Macaws
boxed fenders
boxed fenders 3 days ago
6:33 you don't understand how much that meant to me to hear it's kinda ridiculous but you have no idea the series of mistakes I've made this last few weeks and how desolate I've felt and frustrated I've felt. I needed to hear that. Thank You. I'm going to watch this video once a day this week to get through this hard time.
David Dempsey
David Dempsey 3 days ago
Mind = blown
Jordan Bussey
Jordan Bussey 3 days ago
In the thumbnail he looks like the skipper from gilligan's island
Andrea Ferro
Andrea Ferro 3 days ago
0:30 ''Taylor expanded" No pun intended.
Gabriel Drake
Gabriel Drake 4 days ago
Good. And now rotate it at 2400 rpm.
Incredible! Another phenomenal video from Smarter. I never would have thought that would work.
0623kaboom 4 days ago
makes an awesome demonstration of air flow as well ... and for those who think fluid dynamics and air flow arent the same ... you are so very wrong ... they are exactly the same ... they just have different viscosities and so react similarly but more pronounced ... this is why drag reduction works in wind tunnels and water tunnels ... it is essentially the same thing with different densities
Gabe Gamer
Gabe Gamer 4 days ago
That is unreal!
Skye 4 days ago
His reaction was just as amazing as the video. His passion is infectious.
Sarit Shull
Sarit Shull 4 days ago
A wonderful science lesson and an empowering life lesson in one video :)
Andre Walia
Andre Walia 4 days ago
Destin, I think it would be a cool idea to revisit the liquid coiling effect.
Rich Ultra
Rich Ultra 4 days ago
colors never really mixed TOGETHER, did they?
Daniel B
Daniel B 4 days ago
This is boring! Can you blow up something, its much more fun!
OldMate 4 days ago
I don't think the two cylinders needed to be so different in size a thinner gap would be better because it uses less syrup and mixes faster
MigsShiro Otaku
MigsShiro Otaku 4 days ago
He fast fowarded so we wont because you might miss something he was going quite slow
Hercules Rockefeller
9 and a half minutes ago, I didn't know that laminar flow existed. Now I know more about it than 7 billion plus people on the planet.
Alejandro Mosqueira
Spoiler, the colors never mixed
Jonathan Holden
Jonathan Holden 4 days ago
Just watched this. It looks like you lost count both times and only did 6 revolutions either way. Regardless, it was an impressive fluid dynamics presentation. Thanks!
Peyton Carter
Peyton Carter 4 days ago
Hahaha my sink has laminar flow
Gavin Ward
Gavin Ward 4 days ago
That would be "Sir Geoffrey" or "Sir Geoffrey Taylor" but not Sir Taylor at 0:30.
Resilient Jackal
Resilient Jackal 5 days ago
SmarterEveryDay likes laminar flow as as much as beato likes suschords
Joseph bourque
Joseph bourque 5 days ago
What, How, Why... Sweet!
Andrew Wittenburg
Will Smith: It’s rewind time
Cyber Henning
Cyber Henning 5 days ago
Destin, please do the mass-to-charge ratio experiment with the deflection tube and Helmholtz coils. With your video quality and slowmotion it would absolutely stunning (more than it already is).
Sebastian Sanchez
j p
j p 5 days ago
BUT....technically there was no mixing of the colored corn syrup. Right? It was just an illusion of mixing becausse they were spiraling on top of each other?
party4lifedude 4 days ago
they never really touched but if you looked at it from the side you are looking through all 3 layers so it filters the light as if they were mixed.
gluino 5 days ago
If the rotation were done very smoothly by a servo / stepper motor, could it do the same 7 rotations with fewer "striations"?
May CB
May CB 5 days ago
Billie Piper’s Teeth
J-Roc in da house!
A.P.B !
A.P.B ! 5 days ago
Striation due to the corn syrup warming up?
Alexis PERROTTEY 5 days ago
100 000 Hitlers like this video
Roksana Dawil
Roksana Dawil 5 days ago
That's awesome!!! 😀
Jason Peterson
Jason Peterson 5 days ago
That’s amazing.
Solemn Solace
Solemn Solace 5 days ago
I am too high for this dark magic!
sterling archer
sterling archer 5 days ago
I feel more smarter now
Zack Darce
Zack Darce 6 days ago
He only did 6 turns.. watched that part 3 times and counted along with him every time and he keeps skipping #4. Great content though! the end was really really cool!
Jay H
Jay H 6 days ago
Smedley butler ,war is a racket
Carling 6 days ago
Kryptonite 6 days ago
that makes me think of time and how it seems to flow in one direction when we are the colored syrup. but someone outside of that syrup would be able to flip it, reverse it, manipulate it
AllThePressure 6 days ago
Who else thinks this looks like an Ali a thumbnail😂
Louis Victor
Louis Victor 6 days ago
Thanks, Bob, I needed this.
Arthur Serino
Arthur Serino 6 days ago
Sorry, but it's NOT reversible mixing. The colors aren't actually being mixed, they're just being overlaid in a tightly-spaced spiral pattern. If they were actually being mixed, you wouldn't be able to separate them again by simply reversing the crank.
praveen ingavle
praveen ingavle 6 days ago
Awesome video on fluid mechanics
Dave Boothney
Dave Boothney 6 days ago
SED: "DO NOT fast forward this video!!" Also SED: *Fast forwards video* J/K A tasteful fast forwarding
Dave Boothney
Dave Boothney 6 days ago
Laminar Flow Day is celebrated in at least fourteen countries worldwide...
Kamal AL-Hinai
Kamal AL-Hinai 6 days ago
Good thing that he lost count on the second time as well!
SeemsSoBoring !!
SeemsSoBoring !! 6 days ago
Nobody : Not a soul: Me: it does look like a galaxy
Lambert SPIESS
Lambert SPIESS 6 days ago
firecrow 797
firecrow 797 6 days ago
im surprised you didnt bring up the fact that this how a clutch works
Henrik 6 days ago
A clutch in a car? hmm
MIKE JIMENEZ 6 days ago
Arnold Morales
Arnold Morales 6 days ago
What kind of headphones do you have? Can you go over the science of noise cancelation (NC)?? THIS WOULD BE AWESOME !!
Eric Bartha
Eric Bartha 6 days ago
Destin is a better version of Bill Nye.
Charlson C. Kim
Charlson C. Kim 6 days ago
ultra awesome
Sam Davenport
Sam Davenport 6 days ago
I wish I could subscribe every time a video comes to an end, because every video completely earns it.
Van 6 days ago
moral of the story dont eat corn syrup
Joel Underwood
Joel Underwood 6 days ago
This video is amazing... NUFF SAID!
Mike Morgan
Mike Morgan 6 days ago
David Bohm used this experiment to explain his concept of the Implicate Order of the Universe.
Jake Wagner
Jake Wagner 6 days ago
So Taylor expanded on Couette's work, that's a Taylor Expansion then. I knew it.
scheerBOM 6 days ago
The only thing i learned is that its called taylor-couette flow... wow
Yagyaansh Khaneja
watch from 6:30
Nick Rz
Nick Rz 7 days ago
Narrator: please dont fast forward it to understand it’s beauty. 4:47 : fast forward it himself 3x times.
first last
first last 5 days ago
Well it was already sped up even before then.
TSNEEM SALEH 7 days ago
ياليت مترجمه بالعربي
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