Sunday, April 24, 2005

my experiments with kitchen sink tap resulted in this amusing shot... i love it :) Posted by Hello

can any one please tell me as to why the drops look almost spherical?

1 comment:

Wavefunction said...

For a given volume, the sphere has the smallest surface area. In the case of the water, there is an inward pull exerted on the surface water molecules by the inner water molecules due to cohesive forces. This minimizes the surface area, resulting in a sphere.