Self-Pouring Liquid Behaves Like It's From Another Universe

Growing up on Earth you learn from a very young age that liquids will remain in a cup as long as it stays upright. But Steve Mould has discovered a liquid that laughs at gravity and other forces that govern our universe: polyethylene oxide. It’s a polymer made from long chains of molecules that allow it to pour itself out of a container—even if it’s not tipped over.

[Steve Mould]


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Isn’t it filed under polymer and not liquid then?