Electrostatically Levitated Metal Droplet (image) Saarland University Caption The hot droplet is suspended in a vacuum between two electrodes. While the droplet cools down or is heated up, its structure is continuously monitored by exposing it to radiation from the synchrotron source. Credit Institute of Materials Physics in Space at the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) in Cologne, Germany. Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.