Much of my work at MIT has been directed towards fluid systems dominated by the influence of surface tension, including bubbles, drops, fluid films, jets and sheets.
``I never before realized so strongly the splendour and beauty of the mere physical forms of Nature. A wonderful thing is the curious repetition of the same forms, of the same design almost, in the shape of the falling water. It gave me a sense of how completely even the wildest liberty of Nature is restrained by governing laws.
– Oscar Wilde, on viewing Niagara Falls