Why Your Pee Looks Like A Chain

From Steve Mould.

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Have you noticed the shape of your urine stream when you pee? It does this twisty undulating thing. But why? And why do the same waves appear when you pour a liquid from a container?

Here’s my video featuring Rayleigh instability:
https://youtu.be/DvtbQs7hWXw

Here’s my video about the Lattice Boltzmann Method:
https://youtu.be/qwPg2Dmh-6k

The fake medical advice at the end comes courtesy of not-fake Doctor Rohin Francis. This is his excellent channel:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgRBRE1DUP2w7HTH9j_L4OQ

Here are a couple of good videos on laminar flow:
https://youtu.be/y7Hyc3MRKno
https://youtu.be/5LI2nYhGhYM

Image and video credits:
The video of water floating in microgravity is by NASA
The Lattice Boltzmann animation is by Richard Sear

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