Mercury Frozen mercury fish
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Frozen mercury fish.
A fish made of solid mercury. Yes, solid mercury: If you cool it with liquid nitrogen, mercury becomes an ordinary solid metal very much like tin.
Shot by Mike Walker and I for my Popular Science column.
Source: Theodore Gray
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 16 April, 2009
Text Updated: 17 April, 2009
Price: Donated
Size: 5"
Purity: 99%