Will a siphon work in a vacuum?

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Will a siphon work in a vacuum?
« on: 23/02/2010 10:30:02 »
Ray asked the Naked Scientists:
   
Will a siphon work in a vacuum?

What do you think?
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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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Will a siphon work in a vacuum?
« Reply #4 on: 13/04/2010 18:06:03 »
Go to the podcast page.
or [chapter podcast=2549 track=10.04.11/Naked_Scientists_Show_10.04.11_6052.mp3] Listen to the Answer Now[/chapter] or [download as MP3]
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