Can You Cry in Outer Space?

 

Can you cry in outer space? Er, well… kind of.

Your eyes can produce tears in space but the zero gravity will not allow them to fall in dramatic streams down your face. The tears will instead form into watery blobs in and around your eyes and will remain there until you wipe them away or until they’ve built up enough mass to break away on their own. From there the tears will simply float around.

Watch the video below for an actual demonstration!


SOURCES:

http://www.tested.com/science/space/453084-astronauts-cant-really-cry-space-they-can-produce-space-tears/

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