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Re: Bah!

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Cornflakes settle the way they do by turbulent particle sorting when the box is shaken, not by "gravity". Left alone the small cornflakes will stay put.

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Both shaking and gravity are necessary wrt separating the cornflakes. You could shake a box of cornflakes all you like in zero gravity and there will be no separation. Molecules are constantly being shaken at any temperature above 0 deg K. Perhaps look up "Brownian motion".

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