The Non-Newtonian Fluid Video

Via Boing Boing, a very weird and cool video of a non-Newtonian fluid (ordinary cornstarch and water) on a metal sheet on top of a subwoofer. To me it looks like living, vaguely human creatures are fleeing some crisis or catastrophe. Flight of the Cornstarch People.

[YouTube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yp1wUodQgqQ]

What is a non-Newtonian fluid?

The physics of Oobleck

Tons of amazing vids on YouTube

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