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  • Welcome To The Wonderstruck Channel

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    Can you believe that we get paid to do the stuff in this video?

    Neither can we.

    Anyway, if you want to check out more of the stuff we do then like, share, subscribe and tell your friends.

    What is Wonderstruck? We're a company committed to spreading the joy and wonder of science, engineering and maths. We like things that move fast, things that go bang and/or catch fire, we have a good sense of humour and our favourite chemicals include thermite and liquid nitrogen.

    Why not really knock yourself out and take a look at our website (it's not quite as exciting as our YouTube Channel though). Show less
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  • Liquid Nitrogen Shenanigans Play all

    For the past 7 months (up to Feb 2014) Liquid Nitrogen has constantly been voted our 'Chemical of the Month', replacing gunpowder in our affections. These videos represent our growing body of quasi-scientific research on this most delightful of cryogenic liquids.

    Enjoy!
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    • 10 Random Liquid Nitrogen Experiments - Duration: 5 minutes, 50 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      • 2,329,222 views
      We had a bit of liquid nitrogen to use up before our next delivery so we thought we'd try out a few 'experiments'. See the sequel at http://bit.ly/1bckQXi.

      In this video you can see what happened ...
    • Another 11 Random Liquid Nitrogen Experiments - Duration: 10 minutes.

      • 5 years ago
      • 934,843 views
      Following on from our '10 Random Liquid Nitrogen Experiments' (http://bit.ly/1O1MkQF) - here's the sequel.

      Eleven more quasi-scientific 'experiments' with everyone's favourite cryogenic liquid.
      ...
    • Getting Rid of Moles Through the Explosive Power of Liquid Nitrogen - Duration: 3 minutes, 30 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 334,801 views
      If you have any kind of grass-based area in your garden then you'll know that moles can be a problem and need to be removed if you want to maintain that perfect bowling green surface.

      However, w...
    • How To Make 'Poor Man's Liquid Nitrogen' - Duration: 9 minutes, 8 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 167,839 views
      Liquid nitrogen is great and we constantly get asked by our YouTube viewers where they can get their own from. The answer for most people is that they won't be able to as once you've factored in t...
    • How To Make A Jacob's Ladder - Duration: 7 minutes, 45 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 165,105 views
      If you like the smell of ozone in the morning and know not to touch the outputs (or any other part of or anything connected to) a high voltage transformer while it's in operation then this is a gre...
    • GOX (Gaseous Oxygen) - Acrylic Hybrid Rocket Motor Test Fire - Duration: 2 minutes, 47 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 156,990 views
      A test fire of our new GOX (Gaseous Oxygen) - Acrylic Hybrid Rocket Motor.

      The excellent thing about this is that because the acrylic is transparent you can see the combustion reaction inside the ...
    • Pure Oxygen Whoosh Bottle - Duration: 3 minutes, 6 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      • 125,902 views
      Everyone loves a Whoosh Bottle - a few drops of isopropyl alcohol in a 20 litre water cooler bottle and hey presto an impressive see-through rocket motor.

      Here at Wonderstruck though we wondered w...
    • Personal Water Rocket Transportation Device - Initial Testing - Duration: 3 minutes, 42 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      • 93,366 views
      Here at Wonderstruck we seem to have a glut of 20 litre water cooler bottles. Should we recycle them? Nope, much too sensible. Why not turn them into Personal Water Rocket Transportation Devices...
    • The Wonderstruck Rocket Car - Duration: 106 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 72,716 views
      What does any self-respecting show about forces and motion require? Why, the awesome power of a rocket car of course!

      Our Wonderstruck Rocket Car is powered by a CO2 fire extinguisher and 4 whoos...
    • 7 kilos of thermite and a hydrogen/oxygen balloon explosion - Duration: 105 seconds.

      • 7 years ago
      • 72,325 views
      A short movie of our arena display at the 2012 Merton Vintage Rally & Summer Fayre. Seven kilos of thermite and a hydrogen/oxygen balloon explosion. The bang was pretty impressive but unfortunate...
    • What's The Difference Between The Meissner Effect & Flux Pinning? - Duration: 8 minutes, 30 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 50,862 views
      The Meissner Effect and Flux Pinning both involve magnets levitating above a super conductor but they are not the same thing.

      So what's the difference?

      What is Wonderstruck? We're a company comm...
    • Our Amazing Hydrogen/Oxygen and Gunpowder Water Rockets - Duration: 7 minutes, 32 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 38,743 views
      You need a bike pump to launch a water rocket right?

      Wrong!

      In this video we show you how to use a mixture of hydrogen and oxygen gas or a small gunpowder charge to produce the expanding gas you ...
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