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The officially unofficial "Weird Science" thread..

Discussion in 'General Tech and Maintenance' started by phyregod, Jan 29, 2010.

  1. phyregod

    phyregod !!YTINASNI

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    We have a spot for hot chicks, girlfriends, guns, knives, funny shit, blah blah blah.. But what about science? Do we need one? I had nowhere to post this, and it wasn't really worth a thread of its own.. So here we go.. Science stuff!


    Alka-seltzer.. in space!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bgC-ocnTTto

    I totally would not have called that..
     
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    "sometimes you just have to do an experiment to figure out whats gonna happen" :lmao:
     
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    Oh man... I could fill this thread up with crazy stuff. I never save the links though.
     
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    ^^ Easy... bismuth / diamagnetic material underneath a magnet.
     
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    phyregod !!YTINASNI

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    I think its liquid nitrogen and a super conducter. when a superconducter is cooled to a supe cool temp it repels the magnet.
     
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    you can buy liquid magnets at united nuclear.
     
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    ^ Im gonna have to write that down.

    Some pretty interesting stuff already. That liquid metal stuff is indeed awesome. Nice finds.
     
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    Yeah, you can do that too- but you can do the method I stated at room temperature. You can't levitate huge magnets as easily as with superconductors, but you don't need superconduction either. :)
     
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    wow. that ant colony is crazy! it didnt look like much from the surface
     
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    ten tons of cement just to mold the one colony:eek:
     
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    pretty amazing... we think we're so smart...
     
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    sick @ the fire with water and the ants
    blew my mind lol
     
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    yea the ant colony is nuts. thats about as intricate as our freeway systems and what not. ok maybe not that intricate, but pretty damn impressive nonetheless
     
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