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Liquid pressure gradient in zero gravity

  1. Nov 23, 2013 #1
    Is there any data about such measurements?
    I think, there has to be a pressure gradient in a floating liquid sphere due to surface tension.
  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 23, 2013 #2
    Hi Malverin. Welcome to Physics Forums.

    If you are neglecting the fluid's gravitation on itself, then the pressure will be uniform within the sphere. It will exceed the pressure outside by 2σ/R.
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