69 Years In The Making: Scientists Capture A Drop Of Falling Tar On Camera

The experiment that began in 1944 is finally over. 69 years ago, scientists at Trinity College Dublin set out to prove that tar, a material which appears to be solid at room temperature, is in fact a liquid. For the first time, Scientists captured a drop of tar falling on camera. Our minds are blown.

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