Droplet Bounce

Watch as scientists bounce water droplets atop a vibrating liquid surface.


Video Courtesy: Roberto Zenit, National Autonomous University of Mexico.


When falling onto another liquid layer, water droplets typically bounce then coalesce. If the surface is vibrating, however, the droplets will continue bouncing, as seen in this video.

The scientists used soapy water for the droplets and tap water for the surface.

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