Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 13 - Think and Do: 28

Answer

This is a hands-on demonstration. Try this with your friends, and be prepared to explain the physics of the demonstration to them. When the can is dropped, it free falls along with the water inside. The can and the water become weightless (in the accelerating reference frame), the liquid pressure vanishes, and the spurting stops.
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