How to ‘Bounce’ Drops of Water on Top of a Pool of Water Indefinitely [Physics Video]

By Akemi Iwaya on October 25th, 2012

Normally drops of water are automatically ‘absorbed’ into a larger pool of water when contact is made, but there is one way to stop those water drops from coalescing with the rest: vibration. This awesome video shows the process in action as drops of water remain on top of the pool of water and even form groups of drops!

Drops on Drops on Drops Article [Physics Buzz Blog]

Drops on Drops on Drops Video [YouTube]

[via Neatorama]

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 10/25/12
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