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Image number: RS.11618
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Impact on a liquid

Date

1882

Creator

Arthur Mason Worthington (1852-1916), Physicist

Object type

Material

Dimensions

height (drawing): 330mm
width (drawing): 206mm

Subject

Description

Thirteen sketches in sequence, showing the impact and splash of a drop of milk on the surface of olive oil.

Illustrations from the manuscript version of the paper ‘On impact with a liquid surface’, by A. M. Worthington, Proceedings of the Royal Society, vol.34 (1882), pp.217-230. The published paper reproduced this sequence of figures as series 5, on p.227.

Inscribed above in pencil ‘Milk drop [?] .496 cm in diam., falling into olive oil from height of 60 cm. Plate VIII’.

Arthur Mason Worthington (1852-1916) was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1893.

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