surface-tension

surface tension

Super Cool Surface Tension
March 17, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: shioshvili Did you know that water is sticky?  It may not look sticky, but water molecules love to stick together.  Water molecules pull and tug on each other from all directions. Look at a glass of water. A special stretchy “skin” forms at the top of a glass of water because the molecules […]

I can’t find my reading glasses, but I’ll manage.
November 17, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

You’ve probably noticed the magnifying effect of a glass of water or any other clear beverage (the black text to the right of the glass is the same size as the black text behind the glass): And you probably have some idea that the magnification has to do with the curved shape of the glass and the water it contains: […]



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