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Posts tagged droplets

May 23, 2011

 

soapy bubbles

Soap’s Magic Ingredient

Soap has a magic ingredient that helps clean clothes and dishes.

February 4, 2009

 

Ghostly fogbow over ocean

A Rainbow’s Ghostly Cousin

Fogbows are created in much the same way as normal rainbows are. The main difference is the size of the water droplets which affect the light's refraction.

January 31, 2006

 

splash

The Physics of a Splash

What happens when a droplet of liquid lands on a glass surface?

September 27, 2003

 

Getting Fatter All the Time

For the most part fat is stored in the fat cells that compose fatty tissue. Think of a fat cell as a tiny plastic bag filled with a drop of fat. Interestingly, fat cells do not multiply.

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