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Badass Scientists Use Molten Lava To Casually Cook Up A Steak Dinner

This is how real men grill.

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Geologists are smart people. They study the planet, rocks, and other fun earthy things. Most recently, they figured out that MOLTEN LAVA can cook steaks.

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Yes, the same molten lava that erupts from volcanos.

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So naturally the guys at the Syracuse University Lava Project decided to use the hot stuff to grill up some steaks.

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According to the University of Oregon's Volcano department, "the temperatures of lavas vary depending on their chemical composition." But it ranges from 1292 to 2282 degrees Farenheit.

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With that much heat, the steaks cook wicked fast! The team was able to fully cook an entire meal in under 6 minutes!

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Wait, what's that? Salmon. OK guys, you're just showing off now.

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OMG and hot dogs too, hey...where was our invite?

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As the lava ran more it began to cool off and finally came to a stop.

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Food's done!

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Isn't science awesome?!

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