Why does oil float on water?

2 answers


6 months, 1 week ago

Oil is less dense than water. This feels counter intuitive because oil FEELS thicker in your hands. The thickness is a result of viscosity - the stiffness of the fluid - not the density - the mass of the fluid per volume.


6 months ago

Don't ask why, just cover yourself in oil and float in rain to troll the libs

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