Will A Solar Beam Reflect or Melt A Mirror?

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  • Published on Sep 14, 2019
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Comments • 2 457

  • Sam Weight
    Sam Weight Day ago

    Wonder if you used a mirror finish sheet of 310S stainless steel.

  • Minecraft Emi
    Minecraft Emi 2 days ago

    Did any one realize when the mirror was on fire it was rainbow

    Why did it do that?? ☺

  • Official Brontide YT

    They should have put it on a block of dry ice

  • Josiah Stevens
    Josiah Stevens 3 days ago

    Try to make the words biggest solar scorcher

  • Marianya Klis
    Marianya Klis 3 days ago

    Could you make popcorn off of corn?

  • James
    James 3 days ago

    Use titanium mirrors with the solar scorcher

  • War Zone Champions
    War Zone Champions 4 days ago

    COOK A HOT DOG.

  • Braiden Newell
    Braiden Newell 5 days ago +1

    i just want to say the question "how can mirrors be real if our eyes aren't real?" is really messing with my head

  • Stefanya Kitty
    Stefanya Kitty 5 days ago

    It is 7 years bad luck if you break a mirror... I wonder how many years bad luck you have... 100?

  • Anson Ang
    Anson Ang 6 days ago

    If the mirror is silver on copper thick enough to conduct heat or has water cooled or air cooled to transfer heat to air it might permanently reflect the light heat to make a solar cooker.
    The mirror might not break

  • Ah Boy
    Ah Boy 6 days ago

    5:35 what u came for

  • Casy Chapin
    Casy Chapin 6 days ago

    Maybe make a watercooled mirror so like a big piece of super polished aluminum with holes running through it and you could have a big drum of water, simultaneously solar water boiling and reflection for cooking, it's like a solar stove

  • Shamar Younge
    Shamar Younge 6 days ago +1

    Imagine his hand started smoking 💀😭

  • Alexander Productions

    how can anything be real if our eyes arent real

  • Nathan
    Nathan 7 days ago

    can you cook meat using the solar scorcher?

  • Flashhh
    Flashhh 7 days ago

    Try to use 1`st surface mirrors !

  • Faruk Göcen
    Faruk Göcen 7 days ago

    Doesnt breaking mirrors bring misfortune

  • Petri Koskelainen
    Petri Koskelainen 7 days ago

    what would happen to beachsand?

  • Thad Spreg
    Thad Spreg 7 days ago

    Solar scorcher vs. spray paint can. How big of a mess can you make?

  • Phoenix115
    Phoenix115 8 days ago

    okay but i felt that blister

  • USMC0331
    USMC0331 8 days ago

    Anyone else getting a "Real Genius" vibe right now?

  • Nolan
    Nolan 8 days ago

    I wonder if the mirrors still would have broken if the infrared spectrum of the light could mostly be excluded. After all, most mirrors don't reflect infrared light.

  • Sheen's Dream Channel

    How he die?

  • Joel Robert Justiawan

    6:00 Thermally shocked
    8:50 Spread the equal heat to entire surface of the mirror first before scorching to avoid thermal shock. The sun beam hits though the glass part before reflective part. Second surface glass
    10:58 There even a commercially purchaseable solar cooker

  • Kenzie Colson
    Kenzie Colson 9 days ago

    see what the solar scorcher does to fabrics and maybe a window

  • Kenzie Colson
    Kenzie Colson 9 days ago

    melt a watermelon with the solar scorcher

  • John Flores
    John Flores 9 days ago

    How about a first surface mirror?

  • Filip Cetkovic
    Filip Cetkovic 10 days ago

    Next time on TKOR using selfie camera for the solar scorcher

  • Smash Universe
    Smash Universe 10 days ago

    put something very white under the solar scrchr

  • RedGames
    RedGames 11 days ago

    Make an auto firing mirror system

  • Roh Gun
    Roh Gun 11 days ago +7

    "Still warming up sir!"
    "Warming up?!... The sun is WARMIMG UPP???

  • JacksonPea
    JacksonPea 11 days ago

    The mirror would just explode with the heat

  • Harithsyafiq Mohammad Soffian

    try this thing with oil coolant..

  • Wachary -
    Wachary - 11 days ago

    I really want to know why you wouldn’t place the hairspray bottle under heat

  • Trey Simmons
    Trey Simmons 12 days ago

    All of that bad luck....

  • Caleb Johnson
    Caleb Johnson 12 days ago

    What happens when you put a prince Rupert's drop in the solar scorcher?

  • Yiffy Pop
    Yiffy Pop 12 days ago

    On the topic of vanta black you can also buy the opposite, spectralon the whitest white. Both would be fun

  • Marc Rosbourgh
    Marc Rosbourgh 12 days ago

    Would you get better results reflecting the sunlight off the mirror, then through the magnifier onto the heating/cooking service? I imagine that the best service would be made of something like cast iron. You should be able to control the cooking temperature by moving the focal point in and out.

  • B. Matt
    B. Matt 12 days ago

    Can you get bulletproof glass to break just like the mirrors?

  • Ahlem Sakura
    Ahlem Sakura 12 days ago

    Anyone remembers the Jim Carrey movie where he uses the same concept to burn down people's houses??

  • Brian Jones
    Brian Jones 12 days ago +2

    You should put the spray cans under it and watch them blow

  • kamal makwana
    kamal makwana 12 days ago

    Y dun u try slow mo with ur acts.. wll b fun n intresting to watch

  • Acc 1
    Acc 1 13 days ago

    dont use a mirror.
    aim the beam onto an aluminium oven

  • Mother May I
    Mother May I 13 days ago

    I wonder if it can boil water

  • Zachary Byrd
    Zachary Byrd 13 days ago

    hey kor can you create an experiment showing us what is going on in are stomachs when we take an ant acid pill

  • Ron Dagaev
    Ron Dagaev 13 days ago

    Did you guys try cooking steak using this, if not I think that would be awesome!

  • Noot Noot
    Noot Noot 13 days ago

    i wonder how many years of bad luck yall have now

  • Daniel Budiono
    Daniel Budiono 14 days ago

    Glass reflect light. But also absorb heat

  • Motocross craze
    Motocross craze 14 days ago +3

    Your guys should put broken glass or mirror in a crucible and put it under the solar beam and see if u can fully melt it??

  • Hamdan Farid
    Hamdan Farid 14 days ago

    The women is useless

  • Adrian Torres
    Adrian Torres 14 days ago

    I would love to know if you could heat water enough for showering or heating a radiator with it.

  • Tom Smith
    Tom Smith 15 days ago

    I need friends like these.

  • Daniel Hartwick
    Daniel Hartwick 15 days ago

    This explains how strong lux is!!!

  • Brandan Robbins
    Brandan Robbins 16 days ago

    You can buy an Aerosol can that when applied to Glass turns it into a mirror ( like spray paint) You should try some of this with thicker glass so it can withstand more heat

  • Khyles Gibrian Ramos
    Khyles Gibrian Ramos 16 days ago

    If the solar panel is a convex Lens, then the light can be turned into a linear laser using a concave lens.
    Should make a laser cutter

  • Brad Docking
    Brad Docking 16 days ago

    Why don't you use a mirror as big as the scorcher on the ground to aim the sunlight up then focus it onto a pan. Mirror wont get too hot and you can cook right way up

  • GachaGuy
    GachaGuy 16 days ago +3

    Humans: I wish I could harness the power of the sun!
    TKOR: YOU HAVE THE POWER!!!

    • Peter Fred
      Peter Fred 7 days ago

      You are aware that Photovoltaik exist, right?

  • Juan Pablo Gutierrez
    Juan Pablo Gutierrez 16 days ago +1

    Light ≠ heat

  • RobotE12
    RobotE12 16 days ago

    Is the aerosol spray hairspray? Just curious...

  • codey morganti
    codey morganti 17 days ago

    Use a fiber optic cable to direct the light under a dark pan, you can paint the bottom of the pan to make it absorb more light. You can use plastic fiber optics, but if it gets dirty, it will burn.