A Red Hot Nickel Ball Is Placed On A Block Of Foam, What Happens Next Is Strangely Mesmerizing.
File this one under: Things you never knew you wanted to see, but will totally watch three times.
This YouTube channel has a lot of fascinating examples of what happens when a red hot nickel ball touches a variety of other objects. This time, it's a piece of floral foam.
Instead of melting it, the nickel all transfers heat through the piece of foam through-and-through, creating an amazing display of colors that radiate from the nickel ball's edge. What happens next is even more surprising - check out the video below and prepare to have your mind blown by the power of science.