Quest to Find the 'Missing Physics' at Play in Landslides

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 10:41 in Earth & Climate

A recent discovery in the study of landslides, using annular shear cell measurements of granular flows, confirms that two flow regimes - an "elastic regime" and an "inertial regime" exist. The researchers discuss their findings in this week's Physics of Fluids.

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