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Challenge Question: Why do the water blobs oscillate between "potato" and "pancake" shapes?
Challenge Answer: When the ballon pops the water is in the shape of a potatoand there is an impulse inward from the ends. Possiblybecause thats where the ballon is thickest. Then the watersquishes down in to a pancake and surface tension keeps itfrom flying apart completely. At this point surface tensionpulls the water on the edges back inward starting the cycle allover. Over time the oscillations would dampen out and thewater would be a sphere.
Challenge Winner: Michael J. Stevens of Effort, PA
A big congratulations to Michael, a two-time SOTS challenge winner!