As with many of mankind’s greatest scientific discoveries, this one begins with a simple prompt: What would happen if we put a molten ball of nickel on a block of floral foam? Fortunately, unlike most scientific inquiries, this one can easily be answered.

YouTube user Carsandwater and his ongoing experiments in the field of molten nickel balls have ignited a child-like curiosity in millions of people, and watching this video, it’s easy to see why!

There’s just something about science experiments like this that makes us feel like curious little kids all over again. This is awesome!

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