Red-hot nickel ball makes ‘science music’ when submerged

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — What happens when you drop a red-hot ball of nickel in water?

Turns out, the reaction is a bit of “science music.” The glowing nickel ball reacts when it’s put in water.

“The water was as hot as I like my coffee after this,” according to the video’s poster. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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