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  1. #1 why do cloud float 
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    hello everyone im new to this site =]
    i have a thought in my mind ,"how do cloud floats". isn't cloud is heavier then air? can anyone explain this to me

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    Becuase its vapor, not liquid. vapor is a gas that isnt heavier than air


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    Quote Originally Posted by Zelos
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    Becuase its vapor, not liquid. vapor is a gas that isnt heavier than air
    Clouds aren't vapor, they're suspended microdrops. And some vapors are more dense than air.
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    70-80% of air is nitrogen, having a mass of 30+g/mol
    water is 18g/mol therefor it is lighter
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    i never thought of that thanks guys
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zelos
    70-80% of air is nitrogen, having a mass of 30+g/mol
    water is 18g/mol therefor it is lighter
    Any yet, when I spill my glass of water it falls to the ground instead of floating...
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    haha :P
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    well those are micromolecular particles of water not the condence one lol
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