When Water Flows Uphill
In the Leidenfrost Effect, a water droplet will float on a layer of its own vapor if heated to a certain temperature. This common cooking phenomenon takes center stage in a series of playful experiments by physicists at England’s University of Bath, who discovered new and fun means to manipulate the movement of water.
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