Russians use liquid nitrogen in #IceBucketChallenge


Nikolay Novosyolov, founder of a science popularization project, poured a bucket of liquid nitrogen, which temperature was minus 322 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 197 Celcuis), as part of the #IceBucketChallenge campaign, taking the world’s social media charity craze to a whole new level. Standing next to a monument of a Russian chemistry professor Yury Zhdanov, the man first dipped a rose into the bucket – with the flower immediately going crispy frozen. He then dumped a bucketfull of the extremely cold liquid over his head. When the white cloud around him cleared, the astonished audience saw the man was wet through, but unharmed. More on this

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