You’ve seen a dissolvable tablet fizz in water before you drink it, but watching pills dissolve is even easier to swallow when zoomed in to a macro scale and sped up somewhat.
The video above shows different types of pills and tablets as they’re lowered into a container of water, where they explode like bath bombs. Colours, textures and patterns fill the screen.
For more up-close-and-personal movies, check out Macro Room.
Originally published by Cosmos as Pills fizz and crumble in an explosion of colour
Anthea Batsakis is a freelance journalist in Melbourne, Australia.
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