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Controlling the bubbles of boiling water

For the first time, researchers at MIT have found a way to control the boiling process. The system could improve the efficiency of electric power generation and other processes. (Learn more: http://mitsha.re/TRIQl

Turning boiling on and off on a surface with separately addressable electrodes to the tune of Ode to Joy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pf8g...

Video: Melanie Gonick/MIT
Additional imagery courtesy of the researchers