Watch stunning visual phenomenon of cracking an egg underwater

Sometimes, the most common phenomena such as breaking an egg can be spectacular under extreme conditions. Although you may be robotic when it comes to breaking an egg every morning for breakfast as it inst a big deal, but what happens to an egg cracked underwater?

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You’ll be amazed to see the most stunning display of natural phenomenon which was actually an experiment brought to you by the Bermuda Institute of Ocean sciences.

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1 An egg will not break underwater

In its video of a egg cracked underwater, a diver is shown breaking an egg 60 feet underwater. What happens next is no less spectactular. The yellow yolk remains suspended in the transparent albumen. It even wobbles around like a blob of wax in a lava lamp. The membrane of the albumen does not break at all, why?

 An egg will not break underwater

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2 Science explains the phenomena

The diver then claps the egg between his palms with a resounding force that results in a big cloud of dust. . What transpires is a theatrical climax to the dramatic show. The reason for the phenomena is that a huge force of pressure exerted on the egg being 2.8 times more than atmospheric pressure causes the water surrounding it to acts like an artificial eggshell. This keeps the albumen and yolk intact.

The egg is still edible should you bring it back to the surface but obviously it’s going to be extremely salty in taste. Now watch the video of the experiment showing an egg cracked underwater.

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