Moe Qureshi — a chemist at the University of Toronto — gave his ALS bucket challenge a shocking twist when he decided to use liquid nitrogen instead of ice. I would be terrified just by the thought of pouring liquid over my head at -321°F (-196ºC), but Moe survived the challenge unscathed — thanks to science.
Chemist Uses Liquid Nitrogen Instead Of Ice In ALS Bucket Challenge
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