Just after impact, a droplet forms a ‘crown’ splash. Then the droplet wake collapses and forms the Worthington jet.

Just after impact, a droplet forms a ‘crown’ splash. Then the droplet wake collapses and forms the Worthington jet.

By Carl Marvin for Spring 2014 Get Wet.
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The Rayleigh-Plateau instability describes the breakup of a falling stream, here seen just before impact with a Worthington jet.

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