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This Physicist Shot Himself Underwater To See What Would Happen

Don't try this at home.

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NRK Viten, a channel that focuses on science experiments and explosions, made this video to show how hard it is to create movement in water versus air by shooting a gun.

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Physicist Andreas Wahl created a rope-pull system so he could fire at himself while standing in front of a weapon* submerged in water.

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*YouTubers seem to believe it's a SIG 551.

Here we go!

Are you holding your breath? I can't breathe.

Boom! THE BULLET JUST FELL TO THE BOTTOM OF THE POOL AFTER ONLY A COUPLE FEET!

Phew!

This very wtf experiment actually worked because water molecules are closer together than air molecules, making it SO MUCH harder to create movement in water.

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Yay, he's not dead.

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