The WALKING WATER Mystery (in SPACE and SLOW MOTION!) - Smarter Every Day 160

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Solving a 5 yr old personal mystery about "Why Water Walks on Water". Click here to tweet this video:
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Aleksei Mardas
Aleksei Mardas 3 күн мурун
When vibration of the surface of the substance 1 = substance 2 then they merge. It is about resonance of surfaces. Consider that air has its own surface. Air dances around the drop.
Roman Davis
Roman Davis 6 күн мурун
Ive noticed that the more soap in the water the more it happens!
Dylan Antonacci
Dylan Antonacci 6 күн мурун
Please do more with Don
Gilbert Mozell
Gilbert Mozell 6 күн мурун
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Hardnoxgrad 6 күн мурун
I suggest doing same experiment using soft water....then salt water....and also alcohol.😱🧐🤔😬
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Steven Jackson 7 күн мурун
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AimlessPlays 7 күн мурун
I've seen those droplets and I just thought they were bubbles
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jesse reiter
jesse reiter 9 күн мурун
The beads are spining but not always I was using a speaker with water in the 90s.
fachon tu regalon
fachon tu regalon 9 күн мурун
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Phantasma 10 күн мурун
it looks like a blender animation its so cool
Nicola Ciervo
Nicola Ciervo 10 күн мурун
JB Wilson
JB Wilson 10 күн мурун
WING CHUN Elsner 11 күн мурун
Sure is there something about the Cello - that's why they took it for Game of Thrones. LOL
carlo vincetti
carlo vincetti 12 күн мурун
And they say we can't see the quantum nature of our existence:)
Research Bridge
Research Bridge 12 күн мурун
this demonstration is amazing . I like this video . I also got same dought few years ago but i cant able to figure it out , I dont even know how to search this phenomena on google or youtube (because i dont know name of the phenomena ) by scrolling i got this video . iam happy by the demonstration in this video
MrAaronvee 12 күн мурун
Don't you have access to scientific journals? Or do you only Google?
Joe American
Joe American 12 күн мурун
Basically the same as a spider walking on water. Has something to do with surface tensile strength i think.
TraetuusPlays 12 күн мурун
Glad Im not the only one with a critical eye. Everything of interest I immediately visualize a CAD system, and breaking all the components down, why it does this, to compensate for that. Really is quite the annoyance for other's but someone has to wonder 😅
Yooper, eh?
Yooper, eh? 13 күн мурун
So, the thing that puzzles me is the cello music causing the small droplets. This leads to some questions. Can this effect be reproduced here on the earth or is it only in microgravity? If yes, can you reproduce it with a carefully controlled synthesizer? (And the kicker) If you can determine the levels of each harmonic and 3/2 sub-harmonic (up to about the 7th), can you reproduce the effect with a Hammond organ (thus solving the problem of the elusive cello drawbar setting)? (Can you spot my ulterior motive?)
Luis Raposo
Luis Raposo 14 күн мурун
I love this stuff.
Jj T
Jj T 15 күн мурун
Wow! I thought it was going to be about water's surface tension, but it turned out to be so much more than that.
Broken Syntax
Broken Syntax 16 күн мурун
Can we ask folks up in the ISS to recreate the experiment and try some of the Apocalyptica cello only songs from the first few albums? :D
galactock 16 күн мурун
The vibration is renewing the air barrier , in other words Vibration is reintroducing a pressure to be mediated disabling waters ability to coalesce.
Luan Freire
Luan Freire 16 күн мурун
Ok, so wont we talk about the fact even the air bubbles got excited with Bach ?
cassix 17 күн мурун
don reminds me a bit of sheldon from bigben theory
Tricknologyinc 18 күн мурун
I was going to say that the wave on the surface catches the drops based on timing of coincidental motion. That is so cool! Is it weird that every time I have ever heard that cello piece it makes me see water! I have always pictured water!
Tricknologyinc 18 күн мурун
It's called surface tension.
Ray Stone
Ray Stone 18 күн мурун
Wow. I saw the group ELO on stage in Brisbane Australia over 30 years ago. They had bright lasers, modulated off mirrors, driven by the stereo signals of the music played. The lissajous patterns produced were great, but in particular I clearly remember the pattern during the Cello solo, spiralling, just out of position in rotation with each revolution, was beautiful. It may have been because it produced a cleaner sine wave, and nature and physics likes sinewaves. I've told people about this many times over the years. More tests needed.
ZEROxTHREE 19 күн мурун
Dude I've never observed this in my 28 years alive
hossein ashkboos
hossein ashkboos 20 күн мурун
Read the book called " The Fourth Phase of Water"
Eric Paquiet
Eric Paquiet 20 күн мурун
What about surface tension?
lmw lmw
lmw lmw 20 күн мурун
A cello is a big instrument and so, it has lots of energy.........and that bubble vibrated always at the same frequency (it's resonance frequency). It's all interconnected. As Wall Thornhill says, ´´There are no islands in space``. Awesome video.
Olivier Bourque
Olivier Bourque 20 күн мурун
What about playing 2 tones together, such as an E and F note? They are one half-step apart and create beat effects. Try it. Play an f and an e note together on a piano or other instrument. As you tune an e note up to an f, the beats slow down, the closer you get until they disappear when the tone sync. That is was one way to tune a guitar, before tuning electronics. Just a thought.
max marrero
max marrero 20 күн мурун
if the drop sink deep enough , would make an anti-bubble or a bubble made of water that floats inside water.
Terry Reed
Terry Reed 21 күн мурун
So cool!
Nufosmatic 21 күн мурун
As a musician, a physicist, and a mathematician and sometimes poet - that video is truly beautiful...
johnny gigolo
johnny gigolo 21 күн мурун
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George Whitton Sr
George Whitton Sr 21 күн мурун
Very interesting. I served on submarines and of course sound in water is very important to submarines. Knowledge of this phenomenon is what keeps us alive.
Vlada Bgd
Vlada Bgd 21 күн мурун
Shikhar Srivastava
Shikhar Srivastava 22 күн мурун
It also seems like the weight of the water isn't enough to break the surface tension of the pooling water.
Slickboot21 22 күн мурун
I've also seen a phenomenon in which I inadvertently dropped roasted peanut husk parts onto water and the particles immediately spin/gyrate out of control, very rapidly, in every direction. If I saw that in macro, say with a boat-sized "husk material" on a lake, I wouldn't know what to think. It would be moving so fast, I wouldn't believe it was real.
Ian Washish
Ian Washish 22 күн мурун
Those steady waves make think about quantum field, les look like the probability of a particle location
christovdw 22 күн мурун
At 7:57, it is noted that Gravity pushes down on the droplet.... I always thought gravity is a pull. So now i have a question, is gravity pull real or is it just atmospheric pressure pushing us down?
Richard Gordon
Richard Gordon 23 күн мурун
Its not something that keeps me up an night.
Pedro degreat Lazoro
Pedro degreat Lazoro 23 күн мурун
Its electrons that are blocking the pop in film tension ,until they turn the right polarity they wont become 1 with the water
Marcos Germano
Marcos Germano 23 күн мурун
I have noticed this phenomenon since I was 11 years old (I'm 55 now) and I've been wondering how this works for the last 44 years. My friends and I even dubbed it the "desbolha" (the unbubble in Portuguese). Finally, the mystery os the "DESBOLHA" has been solved beautifully. Greeting from Brazil :-)
Nick H
Nick H 23 күн мурун
" So I asked my friend who is an expert in walking water drops to help me out "
Gladius Ostentis
Gladius Ostentis 23 күн мурун
I have also wondered about this phenomena for years. I think I first noticed it in a 3 liter soda pop bottle when I hit the bottle right at the "water" line and saw the walking water spheres appear. I noticed that they sometimes spun around each other when there was a low speed collision between two spheres. I also found a website that talked about this when I was looking up information on how to build a Jacob's ladder. That website had a scientific name for it but I don't remember what it was.
Robert Millen
Robert Millen 24 күн мурун
There is something about the Cello, music so sweet
Beaver senpai
Beaver senpai 24 күн мурун
Water sphere just realy enjoy the Cello music :D
Bob Adkins
Bob Adkins 24 күн мурун
Some of those mechanisms may affect our hearing because all of our inner ear parts are moist.
L. M.
L. M. 24 күн мурун
Cello makes water feel good. Water ends up dancing.
Robert Beals
Robert Beals 24 күн мурун
I want to know why regardless of mass two objects fall at the same rate and the Opposite is true going up bigger rocket need more thrust than smaller ??
Hanspal Singh
Hanspal Singh 25 күн мурун
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Chris Gross
Chris Gross 25 күн мурун
The dude is a genius, but he sounds like George McFly, no disrespect
Don Steel
Don Steel 25 күн мурун
I suggest you try the same experiment using Windex instead of water.
Richard Lee
Richard Lee 25 күн мурун
I've observed this for years, but I thought I was seeing things.
Brad Nielsen
Brad Nielsen 25 күн мурун
I think we need to talk surface tension of water. You claim that it’s air pressure and I felt you made a great argument with showing lower pressure with quicker joining of the two bodies. In the space video, was that a large sphere of water with a huge air bubble and the miniature balls or water inside the air bubble with the cello playing. Or were those balls of water inside water without gravity?
Paul H hayward
Paul H hayward 26 күн мурун
just a guess (without watching the whole video) compression on impact causes the water at the site of impact to increase in density (higher surface tension) so the drop won't penetrate or break up?
Bluuplanet 26 күн мурун
Is that a copper plate leaning against the inside of your bathtub? 1:00
Adam Osburn
Adam Osburn 26 күн мурун
It has nothing to do with air, but resonance. The vibration of one water source, adhering as a unit by surface tension, interacting with another water source (or any soluble liquid - perhaps any water-soluble substance) of a different resonance must reach an equilibrium of action in order to coalesce. It's about vibrational entropy and energy equilibrium. The higher energy source shares it's energy with a lesser energy source until the two are approximately equal in energy output, and then the two may act as a single unit (coalesce). Note: It was stated that it would be thought that the air would be pushed out of the way rather rapidly and wouldn't be expected to bounce so much before coalescence, however, when the droplet bounces, it creates a gap between itself and the water surface. This creates a pressure difference that would pull air back into the pocket, causing the droplet to have to push it away with LESS force on each successive bounce, as more air than was pushed out of the way would be drawn in, reducing the energy of the droplet further before hitting the body of water again. Eventually, this entropy would result in a form of harmonic resonance whereby the two bodies can synchronize and coalesce. I still have to watch the video, but this is my pre-experiment hypothesis.
Elizbeth Soto
Elizbeth Soto 26 күн мурун
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inyobill 26 күн мурун
Why was surface tension not mentioned?
Nuno Ferreira
Nuno Ferreira 27 күн мурун
Don Pettit. Its now on my "Big Man List".
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trmp 4655 27 күн мурун
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Daver's Travels
Daver's Travels 28 күн мурун
9:25 - 9:55 is my new screen saver. Spectacular episode Destin! Thank you!! And that you too Don!
BowTie 28 күн мурун
3:05 this is the kind of content that earns my subscription!
The Overthinker
The Overthinker 28 күн мурун
When he played the water sphere cello in space, did anyone think of the opera scene from Revenge of the Sith?
The Real Dohos
The Real Dohos 29 күн мурун
paused at 1:20 for some reason and my girlfriend passes by the screen and be like "what is that you are watching ?"
COVERCATZ Auto Trim Upholstery
COVERCATZ Auto Trim Upholstery 29 күн мурун
frequency resonance of the droplet has to slow down to the frequency resonance of the pool
nate levinson
nate levinson 29 күн мурун
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Elliot Cadieux 29 күн мурун
this is the weirdest trailer park boys episode
Paul Jackson
Paul Jackson 29 күн мурун
How do you explain dragging a styrofoam cup filled with coffee across a table and balls of liquid jump up and ride on top of the water like something out of The Prisoner? I imagine it's a variation on a drop of water falling onto a vibrating water surface: the vibration--perhaps at some kind of resonance--kicks a bit of water up off the surface, and it settles down in a "catchers mitt," until it doesn't and is reabsorbed. However, the same ball of water can stay there for quite a while as you drag the cup.
Gac Acg
Gac Acg Ай мурун
Me encanto que usaran la suite No 1 de Bach ☜(゚ヮ゚☜)😍🤓, creo que con la nota mas grave es cuando vibra la burbuja de aire, y las burbujas pequeñas se generan con el cambio de dos tonos de en las notas anteriores a la mas grave.
Erik Parks
Erik Parks Ай мурун
i noticed that when these droplets reach the curb they become projectiles!
Roger Tulk
Roger Tulk Ай мурун
Years ago I worked in an office where the coffee came in styrofoam cups. I noticed that if you dragged a cup across the table, sometimes it would vibrate against the table top, and form those little dancing droplets. Now I know why,
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Lewis caird
Lewis caird Ай мурун
Imagine walking in on him in that bathroom
P I Ай мурун
This is just mindblowingly beautiful. I think it is the most intriguing video i have seen from you. Thank you for sharing this with us.
Moose Poots
Moose Poots Ай мурун
I think this is my favorite SED video
Bill Natan
Bill Natan Ай мурун
Brilliant video, its explains so much, my sister played cello during her pregnancy, her kids are all calm and collected, I played heavy metal, my kids are all punks,
Eto Hige Gamer Culture
Eto Hige Gamer Culture Ай мурун
Dude I love Don
dogshack2 Ай мурун
Have you seen the Ken Hamm's Noah's Ark exhibit? The affect is very similar. May explain how the boat stays afloat.
Terryzarzoff Ай мурун
Love the cello... I've watched this video multiple times... Thanks Don and Destin...
Music Ай мурун
Try a bit of detergent
Jonathan Sims
Jonathan Sims Ай мурун
I saw this in my stainless steel sink and always wondered what was happening. Thanks so much!
Cling Larvitar
Cling Larvitar Ай мурун
What about playing VEDIC mantras
Ck digital The Q of 6th
Ck digital The Q of 6th Ай мурун
The Cello music part didn't synco with the video posted here, it had lag delays on the notes ( as bubbles), water/liquid can have marginal or slight density, which is why it always looks to be a mystery in each drop fall of its lotter, as sustain bubble or burst.
Braedon Vandenbiggelaar
Braedon Vandenbiggelaar Ай мурун
That science guy IS George Mcfly mixed with Doc Brown
Joseph Tutor
Joseph Tutor Ай мурун
Surface tension, yeah, I think it’s surface tension. Just a hunch.
Joseph Tutor
Joseph Tutor Ай мурун
Maybe it has something to do with surface tension. You know, unbalanced molecular cohesive forces. Plus, maybe the PH of the water falling is different than the PH of the water it’s landing on. It is compelling though.
PCuser0137 Ай мурун
9:25 this ALWAYS reminds me of itman :P
Naveen Paraparan
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Yololo Ай мурун
bro you are awesome
Personal Account
Personal Account Ай мурун
thats cool. BUT, why then does it happen in nature? where is the frequency to deflect and catch come from?
Ebenezer Sam
Ebenezer Sam Ай мурун
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Dark Slayer
Dark Slayer Ай мурун
7:40 gravity doesnt pull us down.... it pushes us down 👍
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