Egg in flask - thermal decrease in volume

Description: An hard boiled egg is placed on the opening of a flask and the flask placed in liquid nitrogen. The decrease in pressure inside the flask pushes the egg into the neck of the flask.


Source: Shakhashiri, B.Z. Chemical Demonstrations: A Handbook for Teachers of Chemistry

Year or vol: 2 page: 24

Keywords: Egg in Flask, Volume vs. Temperature, Temperature vs. Volume

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