Non-Newtonian Fluids!!

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What is a Non-Newtonian Fluid?

A Non-Newtonian fluid is a substance that behaves like a solid and a liquid! If force is applied to the fluid, it is turned into a solid and if force is taken off the fluid, it becomes a liquid.

How do Non-Newtonian Fluids Work?

The makeup of Non-Newtonian fluid particle are very teeny tiny and small. This means that they are very vulnerable to electrical charges. When no force is applied to them, the grains use electric force to push apart from each other. When force is applied, the charges are too weak to push apoart so they stay solid. This is how Non-Newtonian fluids work.