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Dimensions3000 x 2406
Original file size830 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date taken13-Aug-14 14:19
Date modified13-Aug-14 16:13
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal length100 mm
Max lens aperturef/2.8
Exposure1.3s at f/32
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias+2 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 1600
Metering modePattern
foam frack

foam frack

Rice University, Biswal Lab. Charles Conn, a graduate student in chemical and biomolecular engineering and Lisa Biswal, associate professor in chemical and biomolecular engineering have developed a proof foam that could work better than water for extracting oil and gas from dense rock formations.
Test channels on a microscope slide uses microscopic 20-100 micron channels to test the foam, which is pumped in from the left and exits off the right.
Wednesday August 13, 2014 (Craig H. Hartley/For the Chronicle)