on the Strange & Wonderful

High-speed film captures droplets that "defy" gravity:

Researchers at University of Oregon documenting the Leiden frost Effect" in which water drops propel themselves uphill on superheated surfaces. Mysterious and gorgeous, and something you've probbly done similarly in your frying pan 100 times but never noticed quite like this:

Uphill Slow-Motion
droplet on the move
Glitter droplet
Hopping Droplet

posted by a. yang