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Tuesday, February 10, 2015

GHOST Vessel Travels Through Water Bubbles, Inspired by Mantis Shrimp

Navy GHOSTThe Mantis Shrimp has become an inspiration in making GHOST, a water vessel that uses the supercavitation physics principle, which could allow it travel through water safe and stable at high speeds.

The sea crustacean uses its set of claws, accelerating at a speed that creates air bubbles which can cause harm not only to other sea-dwelling creatures, but also to man.

Supercavitation is observed by the bubbles created by the Mantis Shrimp and also by the penguins shooting through underwater while without much friction or water drag.

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1 comment:

  1. This is what should be parked in the well deck of the USS Murtha.


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