Here astronaut Don Pettit demonstrates the effects of rotation on a sphere of water in microgravity. Bubbles, being less dense than water, congregate in the middle of the sphere along Keep reading
This week’s edition of the ISS research blog focuses on the Boiling Experiment Facility (BXF) and the goals of unlocking the secrets of boiling in microgravity. Without gravity to provide Keep reading
Astronaut Don Pettit narrates some of his experiments with air and water droplets in microgravity in this video. The lack of body forces and buoyancy in microgravity means that surface Keep reading
Removing gravity has interesting effects on fluids. Here an astronaut aboard the ISS demonstrates what happens when Alka-Seltzer is added to water in microgravity.