beschizza at March 17th, 2014 09:21 — #1
jeff_fisher at March 17th, 2014 10:02 — #2
Liquid nitrogen does this at room temperature too.
If you pour some on the floor little droplets will go zooming off in all directions.
luketemplewalsh at March 17th, 2014 14:38 — #3
Funny how the developer of the Leidenfrost Maze 's conclusion was that what was good about it was that it would make people who were not otherwise interested in science, interested in it. I was thinking these were the initial steps of some future form of travel.
noahdjango at March 17th, 2014 15:16 — #4
I wasn't sure about a 4 min video at first, but the payoff with the mazes was totally worth it.
burkhard_kloss at March 17th, 2014 17:04 — #5
Now, I understand the Leidenfrost effect. The one that puzzles me is when you see droplets of water running across the surface of the water - e.g. when washing up. Presumably something to do with surface tension.. but I haven't seen a convincing explanation of that yet. Anyone have pointers?
bohoe at March 17th, 2014 19:12 — #6
Mesmerising. Reminded me of Funki Porcini's Atomic Kitchen
dhierholzer at March 18th, 2014 23:57 — #7
This is Really cool! I love when simple concepts give people sweet ideas. Yeah, what they are doing is not really going to help the world much, at least making mazes (LOL). But it is still just cool to see the level of creativity that is coming out of society today.
I just really know that for those of us that still have quite a few years left on this planet, we are going to see some Really Neat Things!!
beschizza at March 22nd, 2014 09:21 — #8
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