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Surface Tension

  • Benjamin Bahr
  • Boris LemmerEmail author
  • Rina Piccolo
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Abstract

Everyone knows that water – at least at room temperatures and normal pressure – is a liquid. That means that it cannot keep a solid form. Rather, it will flow to fill any space that you allow it to. It offers absolutely no resistance to have its shape altered.

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Water Molecule Surface Tension Water Strider Actual Leaf Paper Clip 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Universität HamburgHamburgGermany
  2. 2.II. Physikalisches InstitutUniversität GöttingenGöttingenGermany
  3. 3.TorontoCanada

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