Imagine 300 midsize cars floating above your head — that’s how much your average fluffy cloud weighs. So why doesn’t it come crashing down on you?
This week on Reactions, we explore the chemistry behind how a cloud stays aloft in the sky, and how it got there in the first place:
Reactions is a video series produced by the American Chemical Society and PBS Digital Studios.
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