March 22nd, 2008

why does a tear drop suspend at the edge of a leaf?

look at the drop of a dew that is about to fall from the leaf of a plant. Why does it have a teardrop shape? Why does it stay suspended at the edge of the leaf?

It is due to gravity action on the droplet.

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