When Water Drops Onto Water-Repelling Carbon Nanotubes

Even though not all of you will understand what "superhydrophobic carbon nanotubes" actually are, everyone will appreciate this video of water droplets shot at varying frame-rate speeds of up to 3500fps. Except for Martians, perhaps.

Several water droplets were filmed in super slo-mo, as they dropped onto a "superhydrophobic" (massively water-repelling) arrangement of carbon nanotube molecules, which as you know are used in all sorts of materials, including nanotechnology. The water droplets were released at different impact velocities, showing how they react to the surfaces - either by splitting, bouncing, rolling about or even merging together in a big ol' lovefest of H2O. [Thoughtware via Reddit]

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