Museum of Science and Industry


Googly Eyes

By Mark
April 16, 2012

If you have eyeballs, Google might someday change the way you use them. The search engine giant recently unveiled "Project Glass," an endeavor to develop internet-integrated, augmented-reality glasses. Google’s concept video suggests that features may include voice-command integration, real-time directions, and video chat. For now, these features (and this product)...

In order to be a liquid on Earth—normally, it's a gas—nitrogen (N2) must reach temperatures below -321° Fahrenheit. Here at the Museum of Science and Industry, we do a program called “Happy Brr-thday!” that routinely involves pouring liquid nitrogen into glass containers that are at room temperature, or approximately 70° F.

That is almost like taking a glass...


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