30 April 2015

Watch: What Happens When You Pour Molten Aluminum Into A Watermelon

[Click here to view the video in this article]

What do you do when you’ve just finished your work on a propane-powered furnace and need to put it to the test?

Melting some aluminum and pouring it into a watermelon seemed like the way to go for TheBackyardScientist.

Fortunately for him, the fruit didn’t explode as he had expected. Instead, what resulted was a silvery formation rather similar to these anthill-like sculptures.

Check out the video below to see how he achieved this.

[via Digg, video via TheBackyardScientist]