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The Mystery of the Hoover Dam Updraft

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Feb 16, 2017 7:09:00 AM


If you decide to take a tour of the Hoover Dam, don’t be surprised to see people pouring water over the side of this engineering marvel. The would-be Bill Nye’s are replicating a quirky “science” experiment first brought to us by Instagram user Leslie Hutchings, @leslieh138, last year. The Hoover Dam visitor discovered that water poured over the dam’s face flows up, seemingly defying gravity.

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Topics: Las Vegas, Hoover Dam

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