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Objects in Pool

  1. Aug 14, 2007 #1
    What causes objects (such as leaves) in the pool to group at the edges?
     
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  3. Aug 15, 2007 #2

    mgb_phys

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    The wet leaves stick to the sides of the pool.
    It's called a "constrained boundary random walk" the leaves drift randomly over the surface, blown by wind + ripples but when the touch the side they stick. So statstically eventually all will end up on the edge of the pool.
     
  4. Sep 11, 2007 #3
    Thanks!
     
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