Bloomfield's "Vistik" Highlighted in UVaToday
Thursday, February 28 2013
"If anything bothers University of Virginia physicist Lou Bloomfield, it's a wobbly table. So much so that he actually invented a material to eliminate the problem. The material, a type of silicone rubber that is both rigid and fluid â a "viscoelastic" solid â can be placed under a table leg where it conforms to the shape of the leg bottom and the floor surface, perfectly filling the gap.
It turns out, the material can do a lot more than that."
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