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Prince rupert's drop

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Prince rupert's drop

  1. 1. The Mystery of Prince Rupert’s Drop ….with video demonstrations
  2. 2. History Prince Rupert was a noted German soldier, admiral, scientist, sportsman, colonial governor and amateur artist during the 17th century. Prince Rupert did not discover the drops, but played a role in their history by being the first to bring them to Britain, in 1660. He gave them to King Charles II, who in turn delivered them in 1661 to the Royal Society (which had been created the previous year) for scientific study in London.
  3. 3. So…What are they?? • Prince Rupert's Drops are glass objects created by dripping molten glass into cold water. • The glass cools into a tadpole-shaped droplet with a long, thin tail
  4. 4. The Mystery
  5. 5. Stress Fields
  6. 6. Kindly Download to Enjoy the Videos Sorry for the inconvenience
  7. 7. Credits • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xe-f4gokRBs • http://educationcenter.ppg.com/glasstopics/heated_glass.aspx • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Rupert's_Drop • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Rupert_of_the_Rhine • Google

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