Nitroglycerine detonation in slow motion

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+13 1. Jim777 commented 8 years ago

too bad we can't use it for fuel, one tank would be enough for a year. 8-)
...but on these roads, one bump(and we have enough of that)would be fatal.
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+4 2. curator commented 8 years ago

Nitroglycerine when detonated has an speed of expansion of 6 miles/sec (9,5km/s)
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+5 3. MilicaHzs commented 8 years ago

So powerful and beautiful! I was excited every single moment of watching cause he had to be very careful! That's the beauty of chemistry!
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+18 4. MakeTnotWar commented 8 years ago

1:04 I bet you that's only water he's waving around there.
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+5 5. CorpseGrinder commented 8 years ago

I was used to see something slowly happen when watching slow motion videos....scary speedy stuff
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+5 6. igotjunk commented 8 years ago

"Once the tallow hardens, you skim off a layer of glycerin. If you were to add nitric acid, you got nitroglycerin. If you were then to add sodium nitrate and a dash of sawdust, you got dynamite. Yeah, with enough soap we could blow up just about anything."
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+4 7. loadrunner commented 8 years ago

There is a hidden cat in the thumbnail of this video.
http://i48.tinypic.com/n5h54y.png
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+3 8. LQoQK commented 8 years ago

@7 not I cant unsee that
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+2 9. ol1v33r commented 8 years ago

I like afterwards how the guy is in the back like trying to be all casual like i'm not on film this is what i'd be doing anyway.
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0 10. Judge-Jake commented 2 years ago

The guy doing the experiment looks like he's learnt through trial and error, look at his chin.:O