Van de Graaff Generator in Slow Motion Fast Reptiles in Slow Mo 2 days ago   11:23

The Slow Mo Guys
Gav and Dan break down how lightning works while continuously shocking Dan at 28,000 frames per second with a Van de Graaff Machine.

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Looking at his hair Dan did not only get shocked but also electrostatically charged. Can't say he wasn't harmed in the making of this (any?) video.
Super Spider boy
2:19 you could explode an egg
R.I.P monitor
Sergiй φῖлиmonoW
Попадала в человека, причем дважды, с первого раза он поднялся и прошел несколько шагов, после второго попадания молнии, он уже не поднимался; хотя поблизостм были высокие объекты, но в них молния не попала?
Honkey Tonkee
I know someone who has veen struck twice by lightning hes still pretty healthy
Mitchell Spanheimer
Do it again with an even higher frame rate!!! Maybe try Florida, USA
Some guy survived 7 lightning strikes in a row......
Matt H
10:30 "Imagine if it was a lot longer, and 2 inches thick!"
Yea, I get that a lot.
Petra J.
Waiting for Tesla generator to appear any second...
False: "Positively charged particles come to the top"
Correct would be: "The electrons are drained from the top" or "the positive CHARGE comes to the top"
Come on guys, you can do better than that!
Today's schoolkids (and adults too, unfortunately) are in need for physically correct answers more than ever.
If Dan used the back of his hand it wouldn't have hurt as bad, since it's over a larger surface area. Another fun trick is to stand on a raised platform to unground yourself, and put a hand on the generator and turn it on. It then makes you like the big dome and whatever you touch gets zapped.
I need slow mo of the spit take i did when Dan shocked himself
You should have fist bumped it
Xiaver Lucio
10:03 exactly one frame
Xiaver Lucio
7:47 exactly one frame on the arc
Should've went to Brazil, the place with most lightning on the planet.
Eli Chavez
Use your tongue next time...
The biggest pair of socks on the worlds carpet 😂😂😂😂 never change gav lol
You are scientists.😕👍👍👍👍👍
Need a high-speed camera to capture your VERY hidden product placement warning.
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