Bullet vs Prince Rupert's Drop at 150,000 fps - Smarter Every Day 165

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  • PuddlePigPlays
    PuddlePigPlays 9 часов назад


  • Mik Miker
    Mik Miker 12 часов назад

    Maybe they could use for the future

  • menotu000
    menotu000 2 дня назад

    What would happen if you removed the tail entirely since that is the point of failure. Could you remove the tail without it shattering? If so, would it still hold up to a bullet? Also, what is the maximum caliber bullet it can withstand?

  • ashenbreese
    ashenbreese 9 дней назад

    is it possible to contain the tail in some kind of foam or silicon to make the tip more invulnerable?

  • Usama Ezaddin
    Usama Ezaddin 9 дней назад

    WHAT THE .......!!!!!!

    1,362,941 views 9 дней назад

    The Prince Rupert Drop actually broke the bullet, wow!

  • Becca Adams
    Becca Adams 11 дней назад

    Which shoots faster? A v2511 or a v1610 (the camera)

  • Вася Пупкин
    Вася Пупкин 15 дней назад

    Вот грамотный подход - сначала в архив, за историчесским отсылом. потом опыты. Не то что наши блогеры кокакольщики.

  • Iveen Tabiola
    Iveen Tabiola 16 дней назад

    Hi Dustin. Can you please do a slow mo video of rust removal laser like the P-Laser and explain how it works? I'm excited to know and see it in slow mo. Thanks

  • Hadi Ramli
    Hadi Ramli 17 дней назад

    PRD bullet is the future! Pew! Pew! Pew!

  • Mentor Jose Gutierrez
    Mentor Jose Gutierrez 19 дней назад

    Practicamente es indestructible por una bala, al parecer se destruye pero de la fuerza G que se ejerce al moverse la punta redonda contraria a la cola estacionaria. me gustaria que intentaran con municion hiper sonica de AK 47 para ver que pasa.

  • Brian
    Brian 20 дней назад

    I wonder if you could make a spherical drop in zero gravity. Would it have the strength without the brittle tail?

  • Alex T.
    Alex T. 21 день назад


  • joannaz
    joannaz 23 дня назад

    Wow...glass that can break a bullet. What about firing a Prince Rupert's Drop at a bullet next time?

  • JokerTango
    JokerTango 24 дня назад

    This video features the most repetitive non-copyright music available on YouTube.

  • DiggorytheTank
    DiggorytheTank 24 дня назад

    Earned resub & notification.

  • Rogue 11
    Rogue 11 26 дней назад

    Those prince ruperts drops look like phroton torpedoes from Star Wars

  • Suge Perez
    Suge Perez 28 дней назад

    no 12 gauge slug? no 50 cal.?? .... 🙁

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  • Smiley 1000
    Smiley 1000 29 дней назад +1


  • James
    James Месяц назад

    The bullet shattering was a shock at first but when you think about it lead is actually pretty soft compared to glass, glass is much more brittle obviously but I can see how it doesn't take much for the glass to overcome the lead

  • Wonky Lommiter
    Wonky Lommiter Месяц назад

    That cat got any glass fragments in it's paws?

  • Sipp Succ
    Sipp Succ Месяц назад +1

    WHT if they made a prince Ruperts in space? without gravity they wouldn't be able to make the tail

    • Sipp Succ
      Sipp Succ 2 дня назад

      BaggieWaggie bet

    • BaggieWaggie
      BaggieWaggie 2 дня назад

      Sipp Succ Well, without gravity the glass wouldn't be able to get in the water in the first place.

  • d. cypher
    d. cypher Месяц назад

    isolate the drop in foam, so only the end of drop is exposed.. perhaps protecting the tail from the wave that breaks it. wonder if it would survive then. beautiful video.

  • Sarvesh Lanke
    Sarvesh Lanke Месяц назад +1

    Dayum! Is the background music from Poets of the Fall? :D

  • Daniel Phalin
    Daniel Phalin Месяц назад

    Did anyone notice at 4:32 - 4:33 the very quick flash of light? It looks like energy being released, but I'm not quite sure.

  • Neurofied Yamato
    Neurofied Yamato Месяц назад

    the bullet shattering was a shock to me. This is amazing. Now test 20mm sabot rounds :P

  • Aiden's Vlogs
    Aiden's Vlogs Месяц назад

    Shoot at a bullet proof drop

  • Benjamin Shields
    Benjamin Shields Месяц назад

    So is the bullet shattering?

  • Its The Jr
    Its The Jr Месяц назад

    Imagine being able to turn this into protection. Automobile fatalities would spiral down. Of course if we controlled fragments.

  • Spring Board
    Spring Board Месяц назад

    Can you tell if the shock wave is transmitted through the glass, or is the string on the tail restricting it in a way that causes a break?

  • Little Larvitar
    Little Larvitar Месяц назад


  • None Of Your Business
    None Of Your Business Месяц назад

    Could you wrap the tail of the Prince Rupert's drop in ballistic gel to prevent it from exploding from the vibrations?

  • no just no
    no just no Месяц назад +1

    I was brought here by a man who is a fantastic assassin

  • Christopher Schultz
    Christopher Schultz Месяц назад

    you should do a collab with demolition ranch and shoot that thing with the 50 bmg lol

  • Jonathan Rubio
    Jonathan Rubio Месяц назад

    @smartereveryday do you have access to a camera that shoots much higher frames per second? I've got access to very accurate larger caliber rifles and would love to see this shot again with a bullet weighing 140gr and moving about 2800 feet per second.

  • j lin
    j lin Месяц назад

    as all know im real dum i know nutting hot can shhh first dum tought who want can heat its self in the cold 30 blow

  • Qwertyuoip 123
    Qwertyuoip 123 2 месяца назад

    Brady needs to get Keith into a contract on non-competition..

  • Sneek Da Creep
    Sneek Da Creep 2 месяца назад

    Your a really good sniper.

  • Blueseas4Joe
    Blueseas4Joe 2 месяца назад

    Would the principle of Prince Rupert's drop work with other material such as steel aluminum? Soft metals such as lead and what would these principles do to affect building safety shields and structures?

  • Tom Bombadil
    Tom Bombadil 2 месяца назад

    It has been about 40 years since I read up on the properties of glass. One was it was a supercooled liquid if memory serves. Over time glass will sag and deform. Are you using "fresh" Prince Rupert Drops? Might the internal stresses be releaving themselves if not?
    LOL, that is truly amazing watching the bullets shatter on the glass!

  • KinniDre
    KinniDre 2 месяца назад

    1:15 music plz

    RANDOLPH TORRES 2 месяца назад

    Magnificent THANKSGIVING

  • Julian Lak
    Julian Lak 2 месяца назад

    Keith is thinking , of course you bloody Yanks are going to shoot it at and film at high speed.

  • Dave Mercer
    Dave Mercer 2 месяца назад

    This whole video is insane and counter intuitive. I think that we need a follow up using .223 AP and 50 BMG.

  • QuitePosh
    QuitePosh 2 месяца назад

    the bullet broke...the only thing that broke the drop was the shockwave

  • ML
    ML 2 месяца назад

    Goggle up. Science is about to happen.

  • Pratik bhatt
    Pratik bhatt 2 месяца назад

    Hey Destin, I want to perform a similar experiment for my students. Did you get prince rupert's drop from a seller or made your own?Kindly let me know.

    And awesome work. The way you laughed after every shot shows your joy of discovery.

  • TET
    TET 2 месяца назад

    we were studying shockwaves and mechanical waves at school it would have been super cool if the teacher had shown us this

  • Equilorian
    Equilorian 2 месяца назад

    So the bullet shatters upon impact with the drop?

  • thailandajarn
    thailandajarn 2 месяца назад

    Great. You understand it a little more. What can actually be DONE with it? Go apply this knowledge to something practical and useful. Thats what those 'jokers back in the 1600's' would have done. More Cretin than Destin.

  • Nick Adamski
    Nick Adamski 2 месяца назад


  • StillUp2Date
    StillUp2Date 2 месяца назад +1

    Smarter every year?

  • Neo_Likes _Games
    Neo_Likes _Games 2 месяца назад

    make a metal one

  • Bo Rinke
    Bo Rinke 3 месяца назад

    May I just say good job to whomever wrote the subtitles. I very much appreciated their preciseness.

  • Zac M
    Zac M 3 месяца назад

    what if you make a drop without the tail?

  • Blake Carlson
    Blake Carlson 3 месяца назад

    "Goggle up, science is about to happen"- love that line

  • David Myers
    David Myers 3 месяца назад

    Destin, This is one of my favourite channels, I even make a point of watching the whole of the adverts before your vids.

    Keep up the good work.

    I'm impressed by the people who help you with translations. Big thumbs up to all them too. You are all doing a great job. Looking forward to more brill content.

  • Nomoreidsleft
    Nomoreidsleft 3 месяца назад

    Why is the fact that crystal class is harder thank lead bullets? Diamonds are basically similar in structure. Imagine if you can shoot a bullet fast enough to shatter a diamond? That would be a heck of an explosion.

  • Lachlan Smith
    Lachlan Smith 3 месяца назад

    So glass > gun... So glass > U.S.A?

  • Josiah Evans
    Josiah Evans 3 месяца назад

    Awww... A .22

    Why not a 50 cal

  • Carlos Beltran
    Carlos Beltran 3 месяца назад

    what would happend if u make something to stabilise the tip of the drop? something like ballistic gel arround it could work

  • Austin Chan
    Austin Chan 3 месяца назад

    Look at what we've found now. One time use bullet armor. Somebody test it on a 50 cal.

  • David Jirasek
    David Jirasek 3 месяца назад

    beautiful <3

  • Krisztina Kovács
    Krisztina Kovács 3 месяца назад

    Nincsa más elfoglalltságuk ?

  • Luke Wagner
    Luke Wagner 3 месяца назад

    Make a Prince Rupert's drop by dropping molten glass into liquid nitrogen and do the same tests

  • Soul Schizm
    Soul Schizm 3 месяца назад

    First video that i have seen and dude you have earned for people to do that, i don't think i would have ever believed a bullet won't break a prince rubert's drop. Good stuff man.

  • Tyler Heenan
    Tyler Heenan 3 месяца назад

    Pretty sure the string is breaking the tail. Some of those shots the bullet shatters and the glass breaks from the tail end. Should try doing it with a vice or something to take all the pressure off the tail. Cool video though.

  • woodsoundsflutes
    woodsoundsflutes 3 месяца назад

    Hey Destinhave you played with dampening the wave that travels down the drop to see if you can prevent it from shattering? Also, do you get the same effects as the drop if you drop a glob of molten glass into water to cool? Something that does not create a tail that is so fragile?

  • sir_lolsalot
    sir_lolsalot 3 месяца назад

    Now use a nuclear missile.

  • Trent Mayer
    Trent Mayer 3 месяца назад

    what would happen if you held as tight as you can at the bulb then broke it

  • Mattia Lenti
    Mattia Lenti 3 месяца назад

    The sound at high FPS is haunting and it's fascinating to think at HOW it is generated

  • Quinnelle
    Quinnelle 3 месяца назад

    I don't appreciate getting a science lesson and being proselytized at the same time!

  • Quinnelle
    Quinnelle 3 месяца назад

    I liked your videos until you kept pushing your religion and your God on me. Just leave religion out of these videos and let me like your stuff! Please

  • Justin Balacuit
    Justin Balacuit 3 месяца назад

    I guess sometimes you can call it Prince Rupert's sperm

  • League Moments
    League Moments 3 месяца назад

    what if you created a super long tail will it cause it to break slower ?

  • YoBarett
    YoBarett 3 месяца назад

    is it possible to make a Prince Rupert's drop without a tail? if so its basically bulletproof glass

  • SamBskate
    SamBskate 3 месяца назад

    I love this guy's voice

  • Bryan Donovan Jr.
    Bryan Donovan Jr. 3 месяца назад +1

    Amazing video. But I REALLY wanted him to go in to detail about WHY that last Prince Rupert's Drop did NOT explode?! HOW did the tail avoid the fracturing created by the shockwave - which has occurred in and caused every other drop to explode as a result?

  • jerome magillicuddy
    jerome magillicuddy 3 месяца назад

    next video with the AK-47 u should try different distances as well . if I'm not mistaken a rifle bullet picks up velocity to a certain point before losing it.

  • Alexander Craig
    Alexander Craig 3 месяца назад

    Is it just me or did the drop that didn't shatter only hang from one string? Is it possible that this is why the others shattered. The bullet hits the drop setting up a shockwave through the tail. The wave encounters the second string which causes added stress to that point in the tail causing the tail to rupture.

  • Sushant Bhattarai
    Sushant Bhattarai 3 месяца назад

    Yeah you have earned it
    Great job, me and my friends are getting 'Smarter Everyday'

  • Chey R.
    Chey R. 3 месяца назад +1

    Mesmerising & amazing!

  • Dario Furlan
    Dario Furlan 3 месяца назад

    I wonder if you could find a way to totally isolate or protect the tail from breaking, like coating it with something or putting a protection over it...

  • Michael Seven Foto
    Michael Seven Foto 3 месяца назад

    Maybe the shoot by rifle broke because you TIED THE TAILS AND THEY COULDNT VIBRATE?

  • David lopez pazos
    David lopez pazos 3 месяца назад

    i have a question. could it be a different result if the glass tail was shorter?

  • Smitty Games
    Smitty Games 3 месяца назад

    Can I just say I love the music choice here? It makes the whole video feel imminently important to my survival and for some reason I feel it's critical for me to learn about this glorious little glass

  • aidan mccullion
    aidan mccullion 3 месяца назад

    is it just me that i think hes saying PRINCE RUPERTS STRAW

  • Mads Borries
    Mads Borries 3 месяца назад

    If you're up for more Prince Rubert's drop experiments, you could consider trying to dampen the oscillations of the 'tail'. If these oscillations are what causes it to break and if you can stop that, you might be able to consistently make bullet proof glass :) I'm thinking rubber or maybe try to dip the tail in paint or something like that.

  • tsundere hater
    tsundere hater 3 месяца назад

    The rupert's drop shatters the bullet.......

  • mitch-bittens
    mitch-bittens 3 месяца назад

    Can anyone explain why the drop doesn't even move. I'd understand if it was being held in place but it's being held by string. You'd expect the impact to simply move the drop, not shatter the bullet.

  • Ioannis Mikedis
    Ioannis Mikedis 3 месяца назад

    can we get any specifics on the gun ?

  • BoundlessAuthority
    BoundlessAuthority 3 месяца назад

    Can we make Prince Rupert drop without such a fragile tail, nearly spherical?

  • Overkillius
    Overkillius 3 месяца назад

    I thought that the bullet was shattering a bit of the outer part of the glass and thought it was odd he didn't mention that.... then I realized that the bullet was shattering.

  • Preston Cunningham
    Preston Cunningham 3 месяца назад

    After watching this video and the video you posted with the .38 special. Is it possible the ones in the .22 video were breaking because you were hanging the drop from the tail rather than near the base of the head like you were with the .38 special?

  • Justin Raphael
    Justin Raphael 3 месяца назад

    Would it be much more unbreakable if let's say the head of the drop were to be on both sides?

  • smalltimer666
    smalltimer666 3 месяца назад

    I love how he comes out a pretentious prick with an expensive high speed. Sad. Because he also has a gun.

  • vladkornea
    vladkornea 3 месяца назад

    2:10 is the start of the shootings; 3:28

  • ReaZEdits
    ReaZEdits 3 месяца назад

    4:30 best shot

  • Corvus Attano
    Corvus Attano 4 месяца назад

    Yo that librarian seems chill af