Acid vs Lava- Testing Liquids That Melt Everything

čas přidán 17. 11. 2023
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  • Most people I asked predicted the wrong winner here. Go check out the new CrunchLabs Roblox game where you can build rockets with your friends and learn stuff!

  • I still can’t believe you can do all that to a diamond! I never would have guessed how tough they are..I’m still too scared to try it myself though 😅

  • William is 100% the type of person to enter a video unannounced and I legitimately couldn’t tell if he actually did until everyone else showed up

  • Now this is peak big kid content. Makes me feel like I'm back on the playground. Thanks for this, Mark.

  • Way to go Mark! Thanks for managing our team so well!. 1:48 Mark’s hand wash detector is coming in handy!.

  • Two videos in a few days. What a treat! Thank you to Mark and to the whole entire team. I'm sure there are a lot of people who help make these happen. Happy Thanksgiving!

  • Honestly some of the best content on the platform when engineer CS-tvrs get together to do whatever shenanigans they feel like.

  • Used cars for sale - slightly acidified/melted/crushed but with GREAT history.

  • For the ice blocks, you should have just put a single piece of pure silver on it. Silver conducts heat so well that it melts through ice like a hot knife through butter.

    • I must try this. I have ice and silver

    • The silver would cool down fairly quickly and not have enough thermal energy to melt any more ice

    • no it wouldn't, that is the point. It transfers the heat from the surrounding air into the ice, which is what melts it, the temperature of the silver itself has nothing to do with why it is melting. @@No-pm4ss

    • if that's the case, copper and aluminum have better thermal transfer.

  • Everything you do for the development of STEM in the next generation of kids gives me hope for the future. Keep it up Mark 👍

  • Way to go Mark! Thanks for managing our team so well!

  • I've never actually seen acid at word before! And I'm amazed nobody got hurt. None of that looked safe. Great video 👍

    • Nothing Nile Red does looks safe, but he's still alive and even has all his fingers. Sometimes he'll mention all the off-camera safety gear he has.

  • Nigel used a weaker acid solution because he knew they'd be keeping the cars they'd destroyed at the end, truly a mad genius

    • As is expected 💪💪

    • Aqua Regia is one of the strongest acids in the world buddy. Its hydrochloric acid + nitric acid....Crazy strong

    • That sucker has a long life ahead of it too

    • ​@@nuonchann5299aqua regia is not even close to being the strongest acid in the world "buddy".

    • @@nekomimicatears Which is why I said ONE of the strongest

  • I love the glitter bombs and other pranks, those are goated, but as a big fan of engineering/science YT this held a special place in my heart seeing all my favorite creators that I already watch collab together. Fantastic stuff guys.Used cars for sale - slightly acidified/melted/crushed but with GREAT history.

  • What a line up for a video. Mark Rober is easily one of my favorite content creators. I love the editing style and music choice :)

  • he literally just invited all the safety third members together to destroy stuff. how fitting.

  • Way to give yourself a HUGE advantage Mark! You're not stuck with acid or lava as your only tool of destruction, you get to tailor your method to your target.

  • 1:48 Mark’s hand wash detector is coming in handy!

  • I knew that acid was really, really corrosive. What I wasn't expecting is how lava can be so strong and fascinating at the same time. Great video!

  • Any time these guys all get together, you know it's going to be massively entertaining!

  • 7:05 This is why it's labeled as a corrosive it has the same reaction with the water in your skin and blood, breaking their molecular structure down to its baser components. My grandfather used muriatic acid to get rid of oil stains in the driveway back in the late 70's.

  • So fun fact about the anvil mark was using. Thats a common one sold by harbor freight, they do not harden their anvil's work surface like most normal anvils would have. Therefore the diamond was actually harder than the soft steel. While diamond is harder than regular soft steel it would be much more of a challenge if they tried denting a hardened steel anvil

    • Clearly they need to get in touch with one of the blacksmithing channels on CS-tv and test that diamond against a real anvil! 🤣 Or maybe a power hammer!

    • AMEN@@FirefuryAmahira

    • Nah, I'm pretty confident a diamond would get stuck in a hardened anvil. I'm not sure if it could be done with a hammer, but the anvil isn't going to win.

  • Sigh, I am crying on the inside, you guys get to play with acid and lava, no fair, no fair. I wanna cook my pop tarts with lava lol This was and is the most awesome video on youtube yet, acid and lava, fun. Loved the wild card and the laser cutting the bat too.

  • The fact that mark can just get his hands on Lava and acid to the amount he can cover a car is crazy

  • I love to see this genius get so excited about this stuff. Mark, you're incredibly gifted!!

  • this episode is really starting to feel like a TV show - especially the car segment. I like it.

  • Hmm, using some concepts you could probably make a self-boring acid liquid that cyclicly deposits the material around the outside of the pool and circulates

  • Learning about science can be fun in video games. So can using things you learned and then almost forgot. For example, I learned a few things about aerodynamics and balance when I was a kid trying to become a pilot, and then I made use of it all building space planes in Kerbal Space Program. PS for the diamond, you should've used an oxyfuel torch for your wildcard. Encasing it in lava sealed it off from oxygen, but diamonds will burn. You should've hit it with an oxidizing flame.

  • I thought Mark was gonna shatter the diamond at that certain angle! Drat! I was hoping he'd win that one! I believe a diamond can break more easily if excessive force is applied at an angle perpendicular to the alignment of the atoms inside it.. Or something like that... Overall, very fun video to watch!! Thank you!

  • Having Will, Nigel, and Kevin was great. Please continue to do stuff with them.

  • This episode was awesome. It kinda felt like a super nerdy and exceptionally smart version of Jacka$$. Perfect combo!

  • More collabs with these guys please!! I love the energy!

  • 11:25 I don’t get why Nile didn’t choose the wood bat since wood has a buncha carbon acid would’ve eaten through it pretty easily (compared to metal at least)

  • I am glad to see William and Alan Pan in a video again. We all need some silliness at the helm sometimes o7 may you go far Will and oh Mark Rober too

  • This is straight up one of my favorite videos I’ve ever watched. It’s a crossover between a bunch of my favorite CS-tvrs just doing their things.

  • This is the kind of thing we dream about when we were kids, and Mark Rober is doing it IRL!

  • Should have let William get in on this more. He’s the only one with the courage to commit to a task at the expense of his own health.

  • Thing is a flame would be more effective than lava with the diamond. But the fact that lava didn’t just burn it, since its made of carbon, still surprised me

    • You need a lot of oxygen in order to burn diamond Nigel had to do it under pure oxygen for his diamond-carbonated water video

  • For the diamond if you had used a real steel anvil it would have shattered but that's a Harbor Freight anvil and they're made of cast iron which is far too soft for pretty much anything you'd normally need an anvil for.

  • Its nice to see NileRed do what he does best. Great collab!!

  • I'm surprised the diamond survived the lava. I remember watching Nigel vaporize some with heat.

  • You know the video is going to be crazy when Mark decides to collab with Nilered and Kevin.

  • 8:35 Acetone would've been much more interesting since plastic toys are made of ABS, but it's technically not an acid, so I'm guessing that's why sulfuric acid was used instead.

  • What if you used the acid to deal with EV fires? Like a contained payload that could put out fires in electric cars and is introduced in a way that is safe since electric fires can take anywhere from days to weeks to be put out, have the acid dissolve the sources

  • For the car, i believe what happened is the lava pierced into the injection system, and by the look its a diesel, highly flammable fuel, so of course fire extinguishers were useless, sand would've probably done it

  • I'm surprised you guys were just standing around with little protection when something with a lithium-based battery was getting destroyed in a glass of strong acid...

  • My kids are huge fans, and they were curious who manufactured the crucibles used in this video as my husband works for a major crucible manufacturer. Thank you!

  • I think william osman showing up despite the fact that he wasn't invited is one of the most in-character things i've seen from him

    • My farts are better than Mark’s farts 💨

    • So true lmao classic william

    • Showing up uninvited... how can you even blieve that?

    • honestly if it wasn't for the filming at Crunch Labs I would have guessed this was William Osman's second channel content. Surprised he didn't bring his own excavator.

    • @@dziubo1 we all know it was just a joke but it’s still funny

  • Great way to show why tools that are used for heavy duty cutting are diamond tipped. 😄

  • Honestly it would be cool to see Nigel, Mark, and Kevin as superheroes relating to their use of destruction in this video.

  • That Steamroller fail would be a perfect anticlimax villain plan flop in a Toy Story-esque movie. Like just have this dramatic terror/peril-invoking music as the mechanical monstrosity looms over the helpless toys, inching steadily closer to crushing them, and then...someone notices that it's taking an awfully long time for them to meet their doom. Cue the bunch of them looking over at it, and then suddenly end the music into silence accompanying a cut to a side angle shot of the whole thing rolling but not going anywhere because it's stuck.

  • After watching the ice part, I think it's safe to say that Mark is a pyromaniac (he really likes fire).

  • @MarkRober muito bom seus vídeos cada dia com novas inovações

  • The addition of Will, Kevin, and Nigel was awesome. Please bring them on more often.

    • nigel is my fav science youtuber

    • Kevin literally risked his arrest record for science gotta love the guy

    • agreed

    • you know theyre real scientists once they get contacted by the government lmfao

    • Easily one of the best collabs I've seen on this channel. The Science Boys™ are a total force of chaos and watching them collaborate with Mark (and his outrageous budget per video lol) was AMAZING. More collabs with these folks, please! (Also William Osman as the "unexpected" referee was hilarious and fantastic)

  • Acid was needed in the bay round. Organic matter like wood is a way better option for acid to dissolve

  • I'm curious, why did Nigel choose the metal bat? Wouldn't the acid have worked way better on the wood?

  • ok but I wanna know what acids were used for each round, not just the last. Also, if any acidic solution is allowed, you could use piranha solution which would absolutely demolish anything organic.

  • What I've learned is that if you're ever in a volcano eruption, just wear armor made out of turkey legs or ice.

  • I'll admit, I was rooting for Nigel as I'm a huge NileRed fan, but everyone did awesome, and Kevin did the most satsifying destruction.

    • considering that his car was the only one still able to be driven back with after it was over did he really loose in the end?

    • @@cosmosyn2514 imagine it finally gives out in the middle of nowhere

    • @@thaumargaming3646 better than walking the whole distance lol

    • @@cosmosyn2514 well I mean he still had acid in his engine which can’t be amazing for the car

    • why didnt he use Pirana Solution??

  • The Roblox world looks wonderful! I'm glad it's going to give more kids and curious minds a chance to interact with science in a fun way

  • Hey Mark when demolishing cars like in this video you should consider draining all the fluids first. Just so you’re not pouring oils, fuel and coolant into the ground

    • Agree this whole video looks like an environmental disaster

  • You just know he’s gonna do a science monologue when that one song comes on and I’m always excited when it does

  • I watch all 3 youtuber guys but they definitely nerfed Nigel so it could be a contest... there is no way a guy like him would choose metal over wood when he knows he is working with an acid.

  • Honestly to even the odds Nigel should have been allowed to use any non-metallic, non-high explosive chemistry he wanted.

    • It would have been way too easy. Acetone for the Legos. Gallium for the bat. CO₂ tablets for the car to starve the oxygen.

    • Power tools to disassemble it

    • Im pretty sure nigel could come up with something capable of dissolving pretty much everything if he can change in between rounds

    • @@tylerduncan5908 Galium would take too long, so he would still not win for that one.

  • Funnily enough Mark, your hammer could’ve easily broken that diamond. ActionLab broke a diamond by smashing a diamond with its point up so that’s why yours didn’t break 😁

  • in the part with baseball bats, i would be dying from laughter when Mark would just casually pull out an industrial woodchipper

  • the fact that william just showed up uninvited is so amazing and the most william thing william could do

  • I am glad that Mark did this video because ever since Jurassic World--Fallen Kingdom came out, I have complained that the scenes in that film that involved lava were not even close to reality. For example, when Owen is trying to roll over the log, you clearly see his hand flip the lave up. Next he is enveloped in a Pyroclastic flow and suffered no damage at all. Finally, when the dino was attack Clair and that blek dude who was a humiliation to men everywhere with all of his damsel in distress screaming and whining, the dino was hit in the head by falling lumps of lava and it did not effect him other than something like a mild shock. Watching the turkey leg the reaction was what we should have seen.

  • Gracias por explicar también el lado científico de las cosas:')))

  • Im so happy nile red has now been recognised by a larger youtuber and getting to collab with mark. A guy who likes physics vs a guy who loves chemistry

    • My farts are better than Mark’s farts 💨

    • @@p-__ are you trying to poke fun at bots who post these type of comments?

    • ​@@Heggchandwichthat a bot

    • Yes Nile red is cool

    • id argue that nile is the larger youtuber. mark is a bigger 'default front page youtuber', but nile is a titan of the actual science yt community.

  • I noticed that the acid generally did better against organics and the lava did better against metals and the wildcard was, well... a wildcard

  • I really appreciate your videos! My kids and I love learning from your stuff!

  • Bro I don't live in the USA, but one day I found your channel looking for something to entertain me but there really is no video that I don't enjoy, and although I'm not a kid anymore, I really admire everything you do to teach the new generations a more fun way to see science, I really admire you, you are amazing thanks for entertaining me with fun and educational science!!!!

  • im happy to see William having fun hes like the mothers home cooking of create channels

  • el doblaje en español esta buenísimo!, me ayudo a disfrutar el video!

  • William better be in the next competition, he's literally the definition of a wildcard

    • My farts are better than Mark’s farts 💨

    • "For today's 'make a dessert challenge', Kevin is baking a pie with the power of refracted sunlight, Nile is chemically leavening, and using exothermic reactions to bake a cake, and I think Will is trying to... scream... a s'more into melting?" *cut to the finale of the video, the camera focused on a vacuum chamber with speakers inside* "so we didn't expect that to work as well as it did"

    • I'd like to see Styropyro, he is a true wildcard

    • He’s OP.

    • Not the hand wash alarm going off though lol

  • Mark is a low-key mad scientist ngl

  • I'd watch a top gear episode with these four.

  • 13:57 who could have guessed that Mark was a pro rally driver in another life? No but really, that looks a lot like a moment from Vilbrequin lol.

  • Question about Lava : I understood this to be molten rock of some type, but I didn't hear what the lava was made of during the video.

  • Mark is just doing what his child self always wanted to do

  • I love how mark genuinely loves to work with all these other CS-tvrs without any kind of competitive attitude towards anyone and supporting everyone while doing so

    • Only on screen

    • Joined two months ago seems like someone comments it for him

    • ​@@LinkZeeGee😂😂😂

    • @@LinkZeeGeedefinitely not only on screen. They’ve all had a relationship for at least a year or two.

    • @@chadlipscomb It's a joke my boy

  • Here for Nile Red 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 Love Nigel’s channel!!

  • Maybe matpat can make a food theory on thespice level of the sauce he uses compared to lava.

  • Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.

  • Thank you Mark for translating into Russian and other languages

  • Red Nile could have won the ice one super easily with sodium hydroxide powder. Or just an extremely concentrated mass of emulsified sodium hydroxide with water if it had to be liquid

  • I never thought I’d need NileRed, Kevin, and Mark in one video up until now.

    • Mark also was on their podcast, Safety Third!

    • Why? They're all science CS-tvrs. A video like this was inevitable

    • Don't forget William :D

    • I never thought I’d see mark rober and Roblox in one video

    • And Roblox being mentioned too is odd af

  • Mark really tried to cheat and be unfair but it all backfired terribly on him 😂

  • Very fun video, glad you got the Safety Third crew on.

  • this is great info! how much would someone need for a chicken that's roughly 180 lbs

  • 90% of my mind: "This is SO COOL!" 10% of my mind: "Those acids and smoke fumes aren't going to leave the atmosphere or ground water anytime soon..."

  • He really underestimated how powerful diamonds are. I though it's common knowledge that they are very hard to break.

  • Seeing Mark Rober, NileRed, Kevin, and William in the same video is a dream come true 😁

  • The excavator made me realize… Mark is just David Dobrick with common sense and empathy.

  • I freaking love these collabs!

  • This feels way less like a Mark Rober vid and more like, Safety Third goods around and I love it.

  • Mark is slowly turning into a mad scientist. 🗿

  • "Closest thing to a real-life lightsaber I've ever experienced." the hacksmith: "Oh really?"

  • The damage done also depends greatly on the lava you use. Silicate lava (the melted "lava rock") is generally the coolest ranging from 800C-900C. Whereas Ultramafic lava can be almost twice as hot, ranging from 1600C-2000C (hot enough to melt steel and vaporize a lot of materials). In addition fluoroantimonic acid, Carborane acid, or Magic acid would be much more effective.

    • 🤓

    • the fluoro acid is TERRIFYING!!! there is no oopses allowed. that one needs an episode all to itself.

    • @@DumbOrangeFrogit’s a science channel deal with it

    • That and he only used orange juice amounts of it, instead of the cubic yards of it found in nature. Go Team Lava!

    • ​@@DumbOrangeFrogyou're in the comment section of a science CS-tv video 🤦🏾‍♀️