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Harvard Physicist Calms One Acre Of Waves On A Lake With One Tablespoon Of Olive Oil

olive-oil-wavesA video by Harvard physicist Dr Greg Kestin shows that just one tablespoon of olive oil poured over water can spread out within minutes, calming the waves around you.

Dr Kestin, a lecturer in physics at Harvard University, posted a video of his experiment on YouTube.

The oil spreads out to form a layer just one molecule thick because oil molecules are double sided: one end is attracted to water and so flips towards it, and the other end stands upright because it’s repelled by water.When you put oil on water, the oil molecules all flip onto their negatively charged heads because they're attracted to positively charge parts of the water molecules

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