The Mystery Of Prince Rupert’s Drop Revealed In This Crazy Slow-Motion Explosion

It’s hard to believe that Destin from ‘Smarter Every Day’ has found something that hasn’t been done on the internet before: Prince Rubert’s Drop. Also referred to as Dutch tears, Prince Rubert’s Drops are glass objects created by dripping molten glass into water.

According to IFLS, “if you hit a Prince Rupert’s Drop as hard as you can, it will not break. In fact, even if the strongest man in the world had a good bash at it, this glass shape will remain intact.”

What makes Dentin’s experiment unique is that he’s using a high speed camera to record the phenomena at an incredible 130,000 frames per second. Check it out:

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