Have you ever wondered what keeps soap bubbles, well, as bubbles? What about why some types of insects are able to "walk" on water?
Those things are possible because of surface tension. Surface tension is a property of liquids that is important in the study of natural sciences including physics, chemistry, and biology.
For help converting surface tension units, use this handy calculator to go from N/m to dyn/cm and more.
To learn what surface tension is, including examples of surface tension, and how you can calculate it, read this comprehensive guide.