Now I know what it’s called when a jet of water is smooth like a glass rod: laminar. Watch this video to learn more than you ever wanted about making a laminar jet of water from a normal one. Great for building your own fountains.
Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).