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PLASTIC SULFUR<br />
At about 180 deg C the liquid sulfur is poured into cold water. The long tangled chains of the liquid do not have time to rearrange themselves into stable crystalline cyclic S-8 molecules resulting in an amorphous solid with rubber-like properties.

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PLASTIC SULFUR
At about 180 deg C the liquid sulfur is poured into cold water. The long tangled chains of the liquid do not have time to rearrange themselves into stable crystalline cyclic S-8 molecules resulting in an amorphous solid with rubber-like properties.

Copyright:© 1992 Richard Megna - Fundamental Photographs

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