Explaining the fascinating shape of freezing droplets

1 agosto 2014

A water droplet deposited onto an icecold surface clearly has more effect than a drop in the ocean: the droplet will freeze in a peculiar way, forming a pointy tip. Scientists have found an explanation for this remarkable shape. Insight into this process is also useful for understanding processes like 3-D printing.
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