So, what is a Prince Rupert’s Drop?

Well, I will tell you this much, Prince Ruperts’ drops are amazing. What you do to make them, is you get a glob of melted glass on the end of a special glass blowers stick, and then just let it drop into a bucket of water.  This is what it forms: Image result for Prince ruperts drop

So here’s the deal. This drop of glass is so tough, that if you wack it with a hammer, it doesn’t break, unless you bump the really skinny tail. Then it literally explodes into  millions of pieces.  This is really weird, because you just can’t break the bulb part thing, unless you nick the tail. Watch this video to learn more! The channel, Smarter Every Day is super cool!

 

 

 

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