MadSci Network: Physics

Subject: How does capillary action work in space?

Date: Thu Jan 4 13:36:32 2001
Posted by Pio
Grade level: grad (science) School: No school entered.
City: Chino Hills State/Province: CA Country: USA
Area of science: Physics
ID: 978633392.Ph

If you are in space and you put water in a thin tube, will the water 
              move all the way to the top of the tube since there is no 
gravity?  Or are 
              there other factors involved that water wil not reach the top 
of the tube?

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