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In a Vacuum, No One Sees You Splatter

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Science  08 Apr 2005:
Vol. 308, Issue 5719, pp. 190-191
DOI: 10.1126/science.308.5719.190b

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA-- From 21 to 24 March, more than 6500 gathered to ponder flowing solids, splashless droplets, and living crystals. In the absence of air, a droplet of liquid can crash into a smooth surface without splattering, physicists reported.