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I'm a landscaper with ambitions to design an innovative decorative waterfall that would use the Van de Graaff generator as a means to change the direction of the falling water without having to use rocks or other obstacles to do so. This idea could also be used in a restaraunt type environment. (table against the wall). Picture yourself sitting down for dinner in a restaraunt, and having a stream of water dropping straight down on your table but by "magic" the water slopes away from the table towards the wall and gently running down the wall to a pump which continuasly pumps the water over your head once again. I want to know if this is possible for a Van de Graaff generator to have enough electrostatic energy to pull the water to the wall. Do you think this is possible? If so I will start testing this idea. Thanks a lot!
Re: Possible to use VandeGraaff generator to attract water? (large scale)
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