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Superhydrophobic carbon nanotube water droplet bouncing GIF goodness.

“Superhydrophobic surfaces are those which repel water to such a degree that droplets roll right off. The forces of surface tension actually overtake the friction of the surface the droplet rests on, and this is what keep the droplets from wetting.”

From itsokaytobesmart, via Fresh Photons. Original paper by Adrianus I. Aria and Morteza Gharib here.

Peter Donnelly’s beautiful woodblock art of tree related scenery

By Peter Donnelly.

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