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What Do Raindrops Really Look Like?

A falling raindrop doesn’t look like a tear drop. Because of surface tension, the water drops split as they fall forming the shape with the smallest surface area for its volume, which is an imperfect sphere.

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Video via – It’s Okay To Be Smart
Further Readings And References @ Harvard University, AMS, Nature Physics

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