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Raindrop

Raindrop

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    • If the Hayden Sphere is the size of the human brain, then this model is the relative size of a raindrop.

      The average raindrop is 2 millimeters in diameter. As it falls through the atmosphere, air friction distorts the raindrop into an oblate shape.

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