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Balloons in Liquid Nitrogen

This demonstrates the ideal gas law (PV=nRT) which states that a drop in temperature with fixed mass and external pressure will result in a smaller volume, and vice versa.

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Oh, so that’s how they fit 54 clowns in the tiny car?

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