These Exploding Droplets Of Glass Are A Bewildering Quirk Of Physics

These Exploding Droplets Of Glass Are A Bewildering Quirk Of Physics


All the weirdness is thanks to they way the droplet cools from the outside in, building up stress that makes it super prone to explosion, in places, but SmarterEveryDay explains it best. Complete with 100,000+ FPS footage. Who knew a simple drop of glass could be so awesomely weird. [SmarterEveryDay]