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I wanted to know why supercooled helium apparently runs uphill. The only answer I found that nearly answers my question is on your page: http://www.madsci.org/posts/archives/feb98/888462465.Ph.q.html BUT: I still don't know which effect actually makes the helium spread over the surface of its container. Why is this state advantageous for the (super)fluid helium? Is the answer: Surface tension?
Re: Supercooled helium climbs walls. Same effect as water runs up a capillary?
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