Burning Stuff With 2000ºF Solar Power!!

In a previous project I found a free tv and turned it into a giant solar scorcher. This shoots out a deadly beam of sunlight, that’s hot enough to abuse food, melt metal and burn things you probably shouldn’t. Today seemed like a good day to play with my Solar Scorcher. I positioned my frame […]

How Hot Can It Get?

Hey, Vsauce. Michael here. And my tea is quite hot, but it’s not the hottest thing in the universe. So what is? I mean, we know that there is an absolute zero, but is there an absolute hot? A point at which something is so hot it can’t get any hotter. Well to find out, […]

How to get 2000ºF Solar Power

If a small magnifying glass will burn things with sunlight, how much power could you get from a lens as big as you? In this project we’re hacking open a rear projection TV, because that’s where you can find one of these amazing solar scorchers, for free. To get started, the first thing I’m gonna […]