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Liquid nitrogen can be used in many ways in the world of science, buy today we’re using it for fun to show it works! Rick Crosslin, scientist in residence for MSD Wayne Township, joined us today with a few interesting experiments you won’t believe until you see.

Liquid Nitrogen facts:

For reference, space is about -455 degrees Fahrenheit . When sunlight hits the moon’s surface, the temperature can reach 260 degrees Fahrenheit and in the dark or night -280 degrees Fahrenheit .

Items can change their properties when they are heated or cooled.


  1. show LN
  2. freeze flowers
  3. Rubber hose
  4. exploding can and pringles
  5. frozen banana
  6. balloons
  7. lindenfrost effect
  8. ghost drops on water

For more of Rick’s experiments and science lessons, click here.