For other uses of "raindrop", see Raindrops (disambiguation). Water drops falling
from a tap. File:Water droplet surviving an attempt to be cut by a knife.ogv Play
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This article teaches how a drop of rain changes shape as it falls through the
atmosphere.This website, presented by NASA's Global Precipitation
Feb 12, 2014 ... This fascinating video explains how a raindrop falls through the atmosphere and
why a more accurate look at raindrops can improve estimates ...
Jun 27, 2016 ... Contrary to popular belief, raindrops are not shaped like teardrops. Find out what
shape they really are and why.
cartoonist to draw a falling raindrop, his picture will be dead wrong. Without fail
he will give it the streamlined shape commonly known as the teardrop.
The artistic representation of raindrop as presented by popular culture is that of a
... Small raindrops (radius < 1 mm) are spherical; larger ones assume a shape ...
Aug 18, 2015 ... For a given volume (for raindrop - a given amount of water ... with the relevant
density value) - the shape with the least surface area is a sphere.
Dec 5, 2013 ... Coconut Science Lab: http://www.coconutsciencelab.com In reality, raindrops are
not teardrop-shaped, but flattened due to motion through the ...
May 9, 2012 ... Raindrops Are Not Raindrop-Shaped! | NASA Science ... The Real Shape of Rain
Drops.mov - Duration: 6:16. snowflake055 1,349 views. 6:16.
Jul 14, 2011 ... The shape with the tail is something you will only see for a droplet running ....
Also notice that the bottom of the raindrop looks fairly spherical.