24 Next Level Bonkers Science GIFs

Science is freaking awesome. And eminently GIF-able. Don’t try any of these at home please.

1. LED Spectacular

Pretty colors! This reaction comes from placing an Orange LED in liquid nitrogen!

2. The Iron Blob

Run away! Run to the hills! Iron filings have gained sentience and they are hungry!

3. The Lazy Birthday Cake Maker

Just remember kids, Smokey wants you to prevent forest fires.

4. Air Strong! Metal Puny!

That metal looking thing that’s lighter than air? Sulfur Hexafluoride. It’s the metal of the future. Flying car anyone?

5. Power Peppers

That’s a Himalayan Balsam and it’s just one of the many plants that have crazy exploding seed pods. It’s not technically a pepper.


Candles should not be able to do that. And they can’t. The flame is actually being extinguished by electricity not sending it out.

7. Foam Party

For all your foam party needs. That’s hydrogen peroxide and potassium iodide.

8. Bottled Spirits

It’s a ghost! If only. It’s science.

9. Instant Mirror

For when you’re out in the wild and just need to get a shave. Aluminum melted by an off-screen apparatus.

10. Cut Out The Lights

Not just something you do in the backyard when your parents are gone. It’s an experiment!

11. Tower of Power

Wait for it. Then boom, next level bonkers. Thanks to concentrated sulphuric acid and p-nitroaniline

12. Loop da Loop

That’s four times the size of the Earth. FOUR TIMES.


Science can be pretty.

14. Feather Boa Constrictor

The lightest touch can destroy! Well, when it’s a feather and Nitrogen Triiodide it can. There’s a higher res one here

15. All Of The Lights (Kanye Voice)

All of the lights / All of the lights / All of the lights (sung from here to eternity)

16. Popping Balloons

Balloon popping .gifs are everywhere on the Internet and I could watch them forever.

17. Ferrofluids Forever

Now on to the ferrofluid gifs. Ferrofluids are essentially super crazy magnetic liquids (it’s more complicated then that). And they do the coolest things. Here are a bunch


20. Slow Motion For Me

The slow motion science gif is maybe the best science gif. A gif gift. A gift of gifs. Here are some. And yes, these are science. Possibly.

21. String You Along

For example, scientists can use this gif to discover just how the vibrations of a violin can change the heartstrings of your soul though beautiful music.

22. Crash Crash Bang Bang

More music science!

23. Gallagher 3.0

Ballistics are of course a science.

24. White Pellets For Everyone!

Pellets should not be eaten, naturally. That is Sodium Polyacrylate and water reacting by the way.


So remember folks science is cool. Always.

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