A Gold and Onyx Earring
We never sit here under the weight of all this air, the 5 x 10^18 kg of atmosphere that sits above everyone on Earth, and say “Gosh, that sure is heavy!”
You don’t realize just how powerful that 1 bar (~100 kPa) of pressure is until a train car is filled with steam, allowed to cool, and then implodes ohmygod did that just happen?
For more implosion goodness, check out this awesome video from Veritasium.
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ALL AMERICAN IDOL
Eson, 1950s, via waheedpix, ©WaheedPhotoArchive, 2012
Black History Album, The Way We Were
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Vishvarupa by Raghupatti Bhatta