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Surface Tension of Water (2)
David Heinz
Department of Mechanical Engineering
A brief examination of surface tension effects in water lead to this photo, of a drop of water colliding with a water surface. The image was captured just a moment too late, revealing this "crown" of water, rather than the surface tension interaction between the drop and the pool. The image was capture using a 1/100,000s light pulse to freeze the instantaneous behavior of the water.