Popcorn popping in slow motion

Friday, 21 September 2012

Ever wondered exactly how an ear of corn transforms into pop corn? The SlomoGuys have created an awesome video showing it in glorious slow motion.

See the video above for all the action pop by pop.

If you want to know more about how pop corn pops, and the amazing pressures involved, or why some popcorn is open and flowery and others are closed and spherical, checkout this awesome answer on Quora, in the links to the right.