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Superhydrophobic Carbon Nanotubes

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Carbon nanotubes form a superhydrophobic (super water repellent) surface that interacts with water droplets in interesting ways. The droplet is unable to wet the surface and thus the bounces along. When the impact velocities are too great for surface tension to hold the decelerating mass together, it breaks into many, smaller droplets that also bounce along the surface. # (via @JetForMe and @Vinnchan)

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