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Old 10-21-2013, 10:16 AM  
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Watch the Pitch Dropô

This is the longest known, uninterrupted experiment in the world.

In 1927, an Australian professor put an extremely viscous liquid (asphalt, a.k.a. The Pitch, which is commonly mistaken for a solid) into a funnel and it has been slowly dripping ever since.

It has dripped a drop only 8 times since 1938, and has never been seen by a human before. Now there is a web cam, and you can watch it slowly drip.

Very exciting.

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RadioLab Podcast about the Pitch Drop
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Old 10-30-2013, 01:47 PM   #46
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The only reason this should have bumped is if it is over. Is it over?
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Old 10-30-2013, 01:49 PM   #47
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The only reason this should have bumped is if it is over. Is it over?
looks the same as it did a week ago
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Old 10-30-2013, 01:51 PM   #48
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The only reason this should have bumped is if it is over. Is it over?
It has to be bumped in order to find out if it's over and time to bump it.
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Old 10-30-2013, 01:59 PM   #49
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Is this drop part of the "right53"?
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Old 10-30-2013, 02:05 PM   #50
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I gotta drop a pitch here pretty soon. Thanks for reminding me.
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Old 10-30-2013, 02:10 PM   #51
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I don't know who this poor bastard is, but this pic never gets old
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Old 10-30-2013, 02:19 PM   #52
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Glass is a liquid as well.
No it's not it's an amorphous solid.
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Old 10-30-2013, 02:23 PM   #53
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lol this is cool.
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Old 10-30-2013, 02:39 PM   #54
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This is more like what I expected
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Old 10-30-2013, 02:47 PM   #55
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Old 10-30-2013, 03:10 PM   #56
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Is the gif out yet?
Still rendering......
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Old 10-30-2013, 03:15 PM   #57
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See post #15.
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Old 02-22-2014, 11:51 AM   #58
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Update, the pitch has visually moved quite a bit since this thread started.

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Exciting

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Old 02-22-2014, 11:54 AM   #59
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i might be crazy, but i swear it is moving side to side...it might be happening guys
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Old 02-22-2014, 11:59 AM   #60
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This is about as exciting as watching old people ****....
hey!

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