[meteorite-list] Did a Collision Cause Comet17P/Holmes'MysteriousOutburst?

From: Jerry <grf2_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu, 08 Nov 2007 20:11:28 -0500
Message-ID: <612760986547419A82B10BBAF203DC30_at_Notebook>

Sweet! Certainly shows that given that the right ingredients are present and
cause and effect are dramatic the "Burp" can produce profound reactions.
Cool, I gota get me some dry ice and a fool [other than this one] to set it
Jerry Flaherty
----- Original Message -----
From: "Darren Garrison" <cynapse at charter.net>
To: <lebofsky at lpl.arizona.edu>
Cc: "Meteorite Mailing List" <meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com>
Sent: Thursday, November 08, 2007 9:06 AM
Subject: Re: [meteorite-list] Did a Collision Cause

> On Thu, 8 Nov 2007 03:48:15 -0700 (MST), you wrote:
>>You put a little water a a small piece of dry ice (frozen carbon dioxide)
>>into it and close the top. The solid warms up, turns to gas and --- pop.
>>Like popping a champagne cork. It gets the students' attention. The top
>>actually slams off of our 15 foot class ceiling and lands well up the rows
>>of students.
> It is more fun with bigger bottles.
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cTP4yp8y_NA
> http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=dry+ice
> (I did that once with a 24-ounce soft drink bottle. Split the thing open
> right
> down the side. I have a local Ingles supermarket that sells dry ice for
> 99
> cents a pound).
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