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Old 01-08-2010, 01:16 AM   #1 (permalink)
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surface tension and spheres

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Old 01-08-2010, 01:33 AM   #2 (permalink)
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they didn't mention thermal difference..tiny object in motion is meeting a greater mass of warmer/cooler...
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Now we know why a single drop makes so many ripples...

Regarding the temp thing, I'd imagine, but I'm not sure, that both the water in the bowl and the water in the syringe were at room temperature - MIT's usually pretty good about those things.

Wanna see something cool? Drip water on a hot wood stove or something. It bounces off!

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