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When Water Flows Uphill

Key Facts In This Video

  1. The Leidenfrost effect was first described in 1756 by Johann Gottlob Leidenfrost, a German doctor. 00:52

  2. Water droplets experiencing the Leidenfrost effect can self-propel themselves over ridges. 01:30

  3. See a "Leidenfrost maze" that directs water through walled pathways: 03:14