Tuesday, November 27, 2007

frost heave in a bottle

an ongoing experiment to see if it's possible
to get frost heaving like this:
to occur inside a setup like this:
(the right side above is as close as I've gotten so far)

3 Comments:

Blogger haje said...

wow, what an intresting experiment! please keep us updated.

3:19 PM  
Blogger jn said...

Thanks.
I've since added a few more photos (and a small bit of science...).

2:40 PM  
Blogger haje said...

oh, fascinating.
i got kind of inspired and began thinking about making "spontanously occuring collages in a bottle" when i get time. i have an idea about putting snow + acrylic or watercolor + some collage material in a bottle, then letting the snow melt and then freeze again.

6:20 PM  

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