Come for the water balloons bursting in ultra-slow motion on a glass plate, but stay for the absolutely mesmerizing videos of balloons bursting underwater.
Around 3 minutes into the video the close up shots of the underwater burst looks like some sort of primordial birth of the universe. Who knew slow-motion science could be so fun? (In fairness, we already knew–we love slow motion science experiment videos.) Hit up the link below for a run down on the experiment and some tasty explanatory links.
Jason Fitzpatrick is warranty-voiding DIYer and all around geek. When he's not documenting mods and hacks he's doing his best to make sure a generation of college students graduate knowing they should put their pants on one leg at a time and go on to greatness, just like Bruce Dickinson. You can follow him on Google+ if you'd like.
- Published 01/19/12