Sebastien Neukirch

Year2006
CategoryPhysics
CountriesFrance
DescriptionBasile Audoly and Sebastien Neukirch of the Université Pierre et Marie Curie, in Paris, for their insights into why, when you bend dry spaghetti, it often breaks into more than two pieces.
Referencehttp://"Fragmentation of Rods by Cascading Cracks: Why Spaghetti Does Not Break in Half" Basile Audoly and Sebastien Neukirch, Physical Review Letters, vol. 95, no. 9, August 26, 2005, pp. 95505-1 to 95505-1. ; Video and other details at http://www.lmm.jussieu.fr/spaghetti/index.html