Shape of Raindrops. Do you think the shape of raindrops like teardrops? Click one of buttons. Yes. No. It is incorrect !. Please click the NEXT button to see the reason. Oh Dear!. NEXT. Do you think the shape of rain likes the tear? Pls click one of buttons.
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Do you think the shape of raindrops like teardrops? Click one of buttons
Please click the NEXT button to see the reason.
Pls click the NEXT button to see the real shape of rain drop
Congratulations! Answer is correct!
According to the study by Philipp Lenard in 1898, the small raindrops (< 2 mm diameter) are approximately spherical.
During falling, rain drops take on shapes with flattened bases and rounded tops. Thus, they like falling hamburger buns than teardrops.
Do you think the drops can keep the shape of larger hamburger buns during falling?
Do you think the drops can keep the shape of larger hamburger buns during falling? Please click the correct button.
Pls click NEXT
button to find out the
It is incorrect!
Do you know what shape
of larger raindrops change
during falling? Click
the NEXT button to see
If size of drop is less than 5mm, the drop can keep the shape like hamburger bun.
If size of drop is greater
than 5mm, the force of air
breaks the surface
tension of drop.
Thus, the drop is broken
into the smaller drops like
hamburger bun again!
Such phenomenon continues
until the drop has fallen
on the ground.
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