Saturday, September 25, 2021

Model Boats Float On An Upside-Down Sea

Environmental & Science Education, STEM, Nature of Science, History of Science

Ed Hessler

Gravity rules, well most of the time.

In this 4m video from the journal Nature, gravity is defied. A toy boat is made to float upside down under the constraints of experimental conditions. Turns out constant vibrations can change the forces on a floating object. 

Here is the video with a short explanation and a link to the related technical paper.

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