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)


haje said...

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

jn said...

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

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.