Bigger Red Hot Nickel Ball In Hot Water

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+2 1. Eddie87 commented 10 years ago

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-5 2. loadrunner commented 10 years ago

It would sink very fast when trown in a pool
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+19 3. PaterSin commented 10 years ago

good job you made water boil!
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-3 4. MyVision22 commented 10 years ago

i've got water to fight with that hot nickel ball!!.. oh really ??
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+7 5. MilicaHzs commented 10 years ago

Yes, this belongs to Awesome! I'm surprised that the glass is still there:)
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+4 6. nokster commented 10 years ago

Tea anyone? :(|)
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+2 7. tiggfigg commented 10 years ago

Now take a sip.
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+9 8. huldu commented 10 years ago

I was preparing myself for some sort of "explosion"... crazy me! Too many internet videos :(
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0 9. UofMichFan commented 10 years ago

Bigger Ball....still just as boring as the first time.
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0 10. FrankTheWank commented 10 years ago

Drop something red hot into water and... the water heats up and begins to boil?
Gee... what a fuckin' surprise. :|
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+14 11. JesperA86 commented 10 years ago

Wooooow, so many commenters thinking this is about boiling water.......faith in humanity lost.

The point of this video isnt the boiling, the cool thing is the Leidenfrost effect: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leidenfrost_effect

Its pretty cool that the ball is so hot that it doesnt touch the water for the first minute or so after it been dropped in the water, its so hot that it has layer all around the ball that keeps it from coming in contact with the water....
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-2 12. Pepperoni39 commented 10 years ago

What is the point of the vid?
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+3 13. CorpseGrinder commented 10 years ago

#11 thank you very very much, your link was exactly what I wanted to know, very weired but fascinating behavior of hot metal with steam and water. 8-)

#12....read #11´s comment -__-
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+1 14. ImprsdBySmartVid commented 10 years ago

#11: Thanks, it's explain why the ball looks transparent in the beginning inside the water!
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0 15. Spartan118 commented 10 years ago

wow that was cool. Though I was surprised, the moment I saw that he was going to drop it in a glass cup I was expecting the cup to shatter from the extreme temp difference.