4C30.90 - Liquid Nitrogen Cloud

Code Number:
Demo Title:
Liquid Nitrogen Cloud
Boiling Temperature
Area of Study:
Heat & Fluids

Video Credit: Jonathan M. Sullivan-Wood.

Place 4 to 6 liters of liquid nitrogen in the large Styrofoam container.  Quickly dump about 4 liter of hot water into the Styrofoam container.  Caution:  Wear safety glasses and a lab coat for this demonstration as there will be water that is splashed out of the container.

  • Julien Clinton Sprott, "2.12 Liquid Nitrogen Cloud", Physics Demonstrations A Sourcebook for Teachers of Physics", p. 95.

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