Boat floating on air

August 4, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More

Behold a boat floating on sulphur hexaflouride:

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Category: Science, Whimsy

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Erich Vieth is an attorney focusing on consumer law litigation and appellate practice. He is also a working musician and a writer, having founded Dangerous Intersection in 2006. Erich lives in the Shaw Neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, where he lives half-time with his two extraordinary daughters.

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  1. I had seen the effect before in a lab where a big ultrasonic tank with an open top, filled with hot freon, was used to clean parts for high vacuum installations.

    This application of sulphur hexafluoride I hadn't seen before: http://bit.ly/c7ItL8

    In short: I'll have to get me some 😉

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