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The BOC Liquid Nitrogen Show

A fun and explosive show based upon the science of the amazing substance known as Liquid Nitrogen, one of the coldest substances known.

Have you thought about?

  • How cold is liquid nitrogen?
  • What happens to cells when they freeze?
  • What happens when air or metal get really cold?
  • Why is cryogenic freezing a bad idea?

WHEN AND WHERE

Japan Theatre - Main Foyer
Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre

King Edward Terrace
Parkes, Canberra
Australian Capital Territory

All Ages

Learn About

The show involves science concepts such as boiling points, pressure, changes of state and the effects of freezing. Liquid Nitrogen is supplied by BOC.

For Educators

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