Make an invisible bottle!

Make a small bottle disappear 8-)

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+29 1. flushroyal commented 11 years ago

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+17 2. snotr_fan commented 11 years ago

love the audio.
spooooky... :O
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+4 3. PortugaL26 commented 11 years ago

Pretty awesome :P
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+12 4. kainim commented 11 years ago

my guess is that light breaks through glass at the same angle as it does in glycerine
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+7 5. Chrisofskjern commented 11 years ago

#(removed comment) - Thanks to that comment you just lost both
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-2 6. Cream_Puff commented 11 years ago

I hope that isn't nitro glycerin...
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-12 7. Zoooidberg commented 11 years ago

#5 - How...? They are still jingling... Ding dong...
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+18 8. vgsr commented 11 years ago

Nice way to hide your booze
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-1 9. PaterSin commented 11 years ago

hmm do we have science week @ snotr? :D
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+3 10. JayK commented 11 years ago

It looks like the glycerin bottle just appears "wider" because of the refraction. You can see the edges of the bottle beside the edges of the glass.
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0 11. Jahoo commented 11 years ago

0:32 You can see the sides of the bottle.
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+4 12. ktg_5 commented 11 years ago

#4 good guess, but no... Did this in my physic class once, just with a special kind of bio oil and then plastic bottles...

What happens is that the glycerine and the bottles have the same "light through factor". I don't know an English word of it, but because that the light is going through the glycerine and the bottles just as easy in both, your eye cant see any different between them! Normally you would see the bottle by the shape in water. But you can't here, that's why it looks like it disappear!:)
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-16 13. s1lent commented 11 years ago

Thats all good but i just don't see how this vid is even remotely cool for this site.
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-3 14. Maz commented 11 years ago

I think it'll look cool if he shined a flashlight on it
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-4 15. therob42 commented 11 years ago

I wish I had this much time on my hands to play with glycerin
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-1 16. arakawa commented 11 years ago

cool....useless...but cool
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-3 17. Voutelamberopipi commented 11 years ago

peek-a-boo! AMAGAD! :|
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+7 18. orion commented 11 years ago

#12 it's called refraction index.
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+1 19. liverpoolboy commented 11 years ago

I enjoyed that vid and # 10 agreed and #12 & #18 explains the physics behind the "spooky mystery".

I think its a decent Vid though..Better than all them lame cat vids, pity we couldn't make them disappear with three bottles of glycerin.

I'd gladly buy them and donate them. >:) >:) >:)
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0 20. NoSoupForYou commented 11 years ago

I wonder if I would disappear if I were to submerge myself in an equally "light through factor" liquid. Maybe beer would work.
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+1 21. SpikedSilver commented 11 years ago

if you want to disappear you can just simply hold your hands in front of your eyes. what cant see, cant be seen.
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0 22. blacklama commented 11 years ago

#4 and #12, you are both right. It's the optical density which is almost identical for both, the glass bottle and the glycerin.
Still you can see the glass bottle in the drinking glass. There is a narrow gap between the tow, clearly visible. If it was water, the gap would be much wider and the bottle easier to spot.
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0 23. themoose commented 10 years ago

#12 the name is the refractive index. the light is bent through the glycerin at the same angle as it is through the glass bottle so it appears to have vanished.