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Sculpting With Mercury

Sculpting With Mercury
In this film a scientist casts solid, if fleeting, shapes from normally liquid mercury. All it takes is some extreme caution and temperatures under 320 degrees.


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Rating: 2.9 / 5 (683 votes)
Posted by nova on January 29, 2011
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Posted by Tibor on January 29, 2011 at 7:09 pm
That is the first time I have ever seen mercury in a solid state! Mercury is the only known metal that is a liquid at room temperature.
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