Mar 282013
 

Setting off several Prince Rupert Drops, with a 130,000 frames per second camera watching the show. The stress-relieving explosion propagates through the glass at about a mile per second.

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Science is always best when it’s well explained and explodey.

 Posted by at 9:22 pm
  • gormanao

    C’est tres cool!

  • publiusr

    I wonder if you could mold spacecraft or airplane models out of similar glass