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Q & A: surface tension

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Most recent answer: 10/29/2015
Q:
What is actually surface tension of fluids? I am a student of Grade 6 with the ambition of becoming a popular scientist and inventing something. Well, now I stuck with my physics homework. I just CANNOT understand what is surface tension. Please help me! Next week is EXAM date!
- Soha Farhin Pine (age 11)
Dhaka City, Dhaka, Bangladesh
A:

Why not start with this old answer and let us know if there are follow-ups?

Mike W.


(published on 10/29/2015)

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