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==Drop Dynamics Experiments==
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As I was putting this chapter together, I had difficulty documenting the various drop dynamics experiments that have been conducted by astronauts in various Earth-orbiting (zero-<math>g</math>) environments.  Here is the relevant information I found:
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* Skylab 3 and 4 (circa 1973-1974):  Experiments showing the ''fission'' of liquid drops were evidently conducted during both the Skylab 3 and Skylab 4 missions. 
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** As has been documented in a short film review written by Howard Voss and published in the [http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.10227 American Journal of Physics (44/10, 1021, Oct 1976)], film footage from a variety of Skylab experiments was produced by NASA, edited by Thomas Campbell &amp; Robert Fuller, and, beginning in 1976, distributed as 12 [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Super_8_film Super 8] film loops by the [http://www.aapt.org/ American Association of Physics Teachers] (AAPT).
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** As is documented in [http://web.physics.ucsb.edu/~lecturedemonstrations/Linked%20files/Media%20library/Skylab%20guide%20(videodisc).pdf A Teacher's Guide for the Skylab Physics Videodisc] the content of all 12 Super 8 film loops was made available for distribution in [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Videodisc Videodisc] format in 1987 through the [http://www.aapt.org/ AAPT].
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<font size="-1">According to the accompanying [http://web.physics.ucsb.edu/~lecturedemonstrations/Linked%20files/Media%20library/Skylab%20guide%20(videodisc).pdf Teacher's Guide], the activities shown in the above-referenced films were carried out by three teams of Skylab Astronauts:</font>
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==Online References==
* [http://www.phys.lsu.edu/astro/movie_captions/fission.html The Fission Mechanism for Binary Star Formation]
* [http://www.phys.lsu.edu/astro/movie_captions/fission.html The Fission Mechanism for Binary Star Formation]
* [http://www.phys.lsu.edu/~tohline/fission.movies.html Fission Simulations at LSU]
* [http://www.phys.lsu.edu/~tohline/fission.movies.html Fission Simulations at LSU]

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Whitworth's (1981) Isothermal Free-Energy Surface
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Drop Dynamics Experiments

As I was putting this chapter together, I had difficulty documenting the various drop dynamics experiments that have been conducted by astronauts in various Earth-orbiting (zero-g) environments. Here is the relevant information I found:

According to the accompanying Teacher's Guide, the activities shown in the above-referenced films were carried out by three teams of Skylab Astronauts:

Skylab Astronauts


Online References

Whitworth's (1981) Isothermal Free-Energy Surface

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