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This site describes weightlessness and what causes astronauts to "float" while they are in orbit.  The article also covers what happens to various liquids in space as they are heated or cooled, and the importance of this physics.  Links to research are included.
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Astronomy
- Space Exploration
Classical Mechanics
- Gravity
Fluid Mechanics
- Dynamics of Fluids
Thermo & Stat Mech
- Phase Transitions
- Informal Education
- Reference Material
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micro gravity
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Metadata instance created December 4, 2003 by Ryan Biesemeyer
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Physics Central, (American Physical Society, College Park), WWW Document, (http://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/fluids.cfm).
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Physics Central, Physics in Action: Fluids in Space, (American Physical Society, College Park), <http://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/fluids.cfm>.
APA Format
Physics Central. (n.d.). Physics in Action: Fluids in Space. Retrieved October 24, 2014, from American Physical Society: http://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/fluids.cfm
Chicago Format
Physics Central. Physics in Action: Fluids in Space. College Park: American Physical Society. http://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/fluids.cfm (accessed 24 October 2014).
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Physics Central. Physics in Action: Fluids in Space. College Park: American Physical Society. 24 Oct. 2014 <http://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/fluids.cfm>.
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