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Hand vs. Liquid Nitrogen
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Hand vs. Liquid Nitrogen
The Leidenfrost effect is the formation of a gas barrier between a hot surface and a boiling liquid if the temperature difference is great enough. This could theoretically allow you to put your hand into a bucket of liquid nitrogen.


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Posted by nova on August 2, 2011
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