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A Demonstration of Boyle's Gas Law

Sep 21

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A student in a hyperbaric chamber blows up a balloon while pressurized to 128 feet. As the pressure is decreased the balloon becomes bigger and bigger, until it pops when the depth inside the chamber reaches 40 feet.

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[underwater exhalation]

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[A Demonstration of Boyle's Gas Law]

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[...And why you should not hold your breath when ascending the surface.]

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[Depth: 128 feet] [Voices from a group of people all speaking at the same time.]

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Prepare to leave bottom. Next stop is 40 feet.

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[Garbled sound from various voices.]

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Travelling in 10 seconds.

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Lydia...Lydia and Zach can figure it out...[clears throat] There you go.

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Okay...travelling.[Sound of gas escaping the chamber.]

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128? [background laughter]

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[Sound of gas escaping the chamber.]

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55! 55! I can't say...I'll take 58. I'm going to say 50.

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[Sound of gas escaping the chamber.]

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Wow! Yeah, pretty good! Where are we at?

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50. Oh my god!

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[Depth: 40 feet] That includes doses of 100% oxygen...[Loud popping sound]...There it is!

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