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Will a siphon work in a vacuum?
« on: 23/02/2010 10:30:02 »
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Will a siphon work in a vacuum?

What do you think?
« Last Edit: 23/02/2010 10:30:02 by _system »


 

Offline Vern

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Will a siphon work in a vacuum?
« Reply #1 on: 23/02/2010 11:11:18 »
I suspect that it will not. Vacuum does not pull. Pressure pushes.
 

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Will a siphon work in a vacuum?
« Reply #2 on: 23/02/2010 11:51:27 »
No
 

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Will a siphon work in a vacuum?
« Reply #3 on: 23/02/2010 13:54:48 »
We discussed "how does a siphon work?" previously; the comments there should provide a comprehensive answer to this question too
 

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