Researchers at the Flatiron Institute's Center for Computational Quantum Physics have come up with a new explanation for why water flows faster through a wider pipe than a narrower one. If validated, it could allow material designers to fine-tune flows through tiny channels, which could be useful in processes such as water purification.
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