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Hydrophobic Sand - Science!

Made by exposing sand to trimethylsilanol vapor. The trimethylsilanol coating is hydrophobic & makes sand un-wettable.

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Hydrophobic Sand - Science!. Made by exposing sand to trimethylsilanol vapor. The trimethylsilanol coating is hydrophobic & makes sand un-wettable.
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xelous
Male, 18-29, Western US
 2552 Posts
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 2:12:16 AM
pretty cool

patchgrabber
Male, 30-39, Canada
 5597 Posts
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 6:08:20 AM
It's called Magic Sand.

wonder if this could be used to prevent flooding somehow...

It can only coat silicon, so I doubt it, but perhaps.

Vligon
Male, 18-29, Canada
 582 Posts
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 4:46:53 AM
So relaxing ... This will be my new alternative to Hypnotoad.

Draculya
Male, 40-49, Asia
 10233 Posts
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 3:04:14 AM
I want to make a beach out of this stuff, but glow sand as well.

BTW, how do you submit three videos at once?

PopeRocket
Male, 30-39, Western US
 120 Posts
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 2:57:40 AM
Top video - 1:27

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