Friday, November 25, 2011

Watch the floor of the ocean freeze solid!

This next video has some pretty amazing science behind it. It is actually one of the rare instances when the floor of the sea, despite the salt water around it, will freeze solid over a short area.

The effect is that, as an iceberg melts, it ejects a heavy brine solution of cold water that sinks to the bottom of the sea floor. As soon as this brine touches the bottom of the sea, it freezes all of the life there solid, including the unlucky star fish in the video.

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Science is amazing, no?
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