Schnee (schnee) wrote,
Schnee
schnee

Look at the SIZE of that thing

From the "I-wouldn't-drop-that-if-I-were-you" department:


Image: Dnn87 at en.wikipedia; cc-by-sa-3.0

That's a sample of 99.999% pure cesium... a whopping 1.36 kilograms of it, to be precise, stored in a massive ampoule in (I assume) mineral oil.

No, you definitely don't want to drop that. Just looking at that thing gives me the shivers.

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