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Why does water stick to windows?
February 15, 2011 11:08PM
Water tends to cling to things because of its chemical properties. The oxygen in water carries a slightly negative charge where as the hydrogen carries slightly positive charges. Because of this, the molecules of water tend to cling together better, creating a high surface tension. It is this surface tension that helps water bead together on objects like glass.