Let us do some fun with your stocking and learn the science behind it.
- Nylon stocking (One)
- One polyethylene bag (Make sure it is transparent)
- At first, stroke the stocking briskly for some time using the bag.
- Now, hold it in the air and see what happens.
Observation & explanation
You will notice that the stocking appears to fill out as if there is a leg inside it. What is the reason behind it? Since like charges always repel one another, it results in the expansion of the stocking’s sides. This is because of a heavy static charge on your stocking.