Univ. of Queensland, Australia -information, including time-lapse video, about an experiment started in 1927 to illustrate the fluidity and high viscosity of pitch.
Based at the Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, the SMRC is one of the principal centers of liquid crystal study and expertise in the US.
Otto Lehmann's 1889 article in Zeitschrift für Physikalische Chemie discussing the concept of liquid crystals.
News & Events
Phys.org - researchers at the Université Paris-Sud and Université P.M. Curie/Université Paris-Diderot discovered that putting certain types of bacteria into an ordinary fluid can reduce the fluid's viscosity to zero (becoming a superfluid).
LiveScience - reports on discovery of "disordered hyperuniformity," an arrangement of particles that seems disorganized but has an order that allows material to behave like both a crystal and a liquid.
Google - Research database allows searching of the scholarly literature.
PBS/NOVA - Interactive to explore how adjusting temperature and pressure changes matter between solid, liquid, and gas.