Subject: When a vacuum is created in a glass, why doesn't the glass collaspe?
Date: Thu Mar 29 17:33:37 2001
Posted by Ethan
Grade level: 4-6
School: Home School
City: Byron Center State/Province: MI
Area of science: Engineering
We were studying Robert Boyle's experiement where he removed all the air from
the glass jar to study the effects of sound waves. It seems with the vacuum
created the pressure (50 psi?) on the jar would crush the jar. I asked my dad
but he couldn't explain it so I could understand.
Re: When a vacuum is created in a glass, why doesn't the glass collaspe?
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