Anatomy of a Raindrop

  • Released Friday, May 31, 2013

This short video explains how a raindrop falls through the atmosphere and why a more accurate look at raindrops can improve estimates of global precipitation.

For a printable droplet hand out click here.


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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

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This page was originally published on Friday, May 31, 2013.
This page was last updated on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 1:52 PM EDT.


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  • Anatomy of a Raindrop (ID: 2013033)
    Monday, December 2, 2013 at 5:00AM