Puddle Jump Method (image) American Institute of Physics Share Print E-Mail Caption The puddle jump method is used to study low-gravity impingement of 2-mL drops against a heated mirror-polished aluminum plate where adhesions, nucleate boiling, and Leidenfrost effects are observed. Credit Weislogel Usage Restrictions This image may be used only with appropriate credit. Share Print E-Mail 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.