Super cool Supercooled water. My meteorology professor showed us this gif in lecture today... what happens if you drink it first?
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Super cool Supercooled water

My meteorology professor showed us this gif in lecture today.

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User avatar #187 - Scorchtwentyfour (10/11/2012) [-]
I've done this before with a normal water bottle. No special water needed. Cool down the water to 32 F or 0 C before freezing. (Yes this is possible because it still takes time and energy for something to become frozen. And it is during this time that temperature does not move) Then, just smack/shake/displace the water in some way so that it instantly freezes. Probably caused by the sudden addition to force or energy. I don't know about the inner workings.
User avatar #188 to #187 - BIGSEXYISBACKAGAIN (10/11/2012) [-]
That's exactly how it works.
#184 - zeppsiros (09/24/2012) [-]
but will it blend?
#182 - fatgrannykempo (09/22/2012) [-]
mother of god
#173 - dolmandabean (09/19/2012) [-]
has to be done with distilled water, taken below freezing point - because there are no impurities in the water, the ice crystals have nothing to form around. Shaking the bottle induces nucleation sites which allow crystals to form around them....

******* SCIENCE
User avatar #177 to #173 - BIGSEXYISBACKAGAIN (09/19/2012) [-]
Yupp. Thank you for not being a dumb **** .
#169 - drflanges (09/19/2012) [-]
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User avatar #166 - bjornkrage (09/19/2012) [-]
that's the reaction of ammonia nitrate mixing with water, resulting in an endothermic reaction
User avatar #170 to #166 - BIGSEXYISBACKAGAIN (09/19/2012) [-]
Op here.



No... It's not. It's water
#175 to #170 - anonymous (09/19/2012) [-]
I m guessing the squeezing of the bottle give the water enough of a pressure boost for the already super cold water to initiate a phase change?
User avatar #178 to #175 - BIGSEXYISBACKAGAIN (09/19/2012) [-]
Basically. You need a little extra energy to change, and it got that from the shake. Very good anon.
#172 to #170 - itwasurfault (09/19/2012) [-]
how does this work
User avatar #174 to #172 - BIGSEXYISBACKAGAIN (09/19/2012) [-]
I explained as much as I know somewhere in comments 1-10. Look there.
User avatar #168 to #166 - garuda ONLINE (09/19/2012) [-]
should't the rapid speed of temperature be enough to burn the hand of the person who was holding it making them let go of the bottle immediately?
#185 to #168 - anonymous (09/24/2012) [-]
actually the water is already at freezing point. it just need a little extra energy to change phase. the same can be done with soda, once it's opened it freezes from top to bottom due to the temperature loss from the carbondioxide leaving the liquid
It's called undercooled water(or w/e liquid)
#161 - monkeywithafez (09/19/2012) [-]
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User avatar #157 - peggscott (09/19/2012) [-]
Heard about being able to do this with beer... you put one in the freezer for 2 hours, take it out and hit the bottom of the bottle hard... never tried it though....
#156 - anonymous (09/19/2012) [-]
such is life in soviet russia
#152 - Underground ONLINE (09/19/2012) [-]
Obviously none of you ******* ever put water bottles in a freezer, this happens all the time. Take it out and it's nice and clear, give it a little shake and the ice forms. It's not hard ice, think slushy consistency. Best temperature for a waterbottle imo. And no it's not some fancy chemical this is quite common.
#155 to #152 - anonymous (09/19/2012) [-]
no need for the N-bomb
#163 to #155 - mrmeowmixmcgee (09/19/2012) [-]
there....
IS ALWAYS NEED FOR THE N WORD
#160 to #155 - anonymous (09/19/2012) [-]
#158 to #155 - Underground ONLINE (09/19/2012) [-]
Can't tell if being ironic or serious..
User avatar #164 to #158 - europe (09/19/2012) [-]
you never know.
#167 to #164 - teggeta (09/19/2012) [-]
MFW I try to imagine how many mentions you must get a day.
User avatar #151 - dingdongsingsong (09/19/2012) [-]
Well ******* science is back from the dead ....
#150 - Darknesfall (09/19/2012) [-]
**Darknesfall rolled a random image posted in comment #19 at pomf ** MFW I want to do this
User avatar #149 - MisfitsFan (09/19/2012) [-]
Drink, then jump up and down
User avatar #148 - rennat ONLINE (09/19/2012) [-]
I live in Canada and this happened to a water bottle I found in my car one day during the winter.
#162 to #148 - owlcat (09/19/2012) [-]
cool story bro.
#180 to #162 - rennat ONLINE (09/20/2012) [-]
Gaspeth! How didst though find me?
Gaspeth! How didst though find me?
#181 to #180 - owlcat (09/20/2012) [-]
Dunno. You were just a recent comment on this post.
Dunno. You were just a recent comment on this post.
#147 - poniesareghey (09/19/2012) [-]
But now you've got less density.
In a density fight, I win.
We are water bottles.
We are legion.
#143 - anonynot (09/19/2012) [-]
its either sodium acetate or the water was in such cold conditions, the molecules didnt have time to freeze, but when shaken violently like that, they became active and froze
#153 to #143 - anonymous (09/19/2012) [-]
... its obviously a trick like most things like this. you can see in the gif when he starts to shake it, he squeezes the bottle a little hard in the middle. im guessing he had something stored in the bottle. but when he shakes it the top half freezes, and you can see something start to drift to the bottom of the bottle causing it to freeze. its not like the whole bottle froze at once, something was released into the bottle to cause this.
#142 - lovetolmao (09/19/2012) [-]
He got dat ice cold water
And it's only one dollar
#139 - dustypengwin (09/19/2012) [-]
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#138 - Userjames (09/19/2012) [-]
science
science
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