Sunday, December 13, 2015

Prince Rupert's Drops: Not a Medical Eponym, but Still Pretty Cool Science!

Prince Rupert's drops are a particular type of glass sculpture
with some interesting properties that make them 
incredible strong and incredibly fragile at the same time. 

Smarter Every Day shares some great high-speed 
footage of these things exploding for some impressive
slow motion science. 

Video brought to you by Youtube. 

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