Caption: Drop of water dancing across a brightly lit hot metallic surface. The water is kept from touching the plate by a cushion of invisible steam, which insulates it against the heat, meaning that the droplet lasts far longer than if it were in contact with the plate. This is known as the Leidenfrost effect. Filmed at 2000 frames per second. Mastered from original, frame size 1024 x 768.

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Leidenfrost effect on a water drop

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Duration: 00:00:45.22

Frame size: 960x720

Frame rate: 25

Audio: No

Format: QuickTime, Photo JPEG 100%, progressive scan, square pixels

File size: 112.5M


Capture format: Phantom

Frame size: 1024x768

Codec: TIFF

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