Watch these crystals appear to be born in an amazing time-lapse video

Crystal birth

Screengrab via Emanuele Fornasier/Vimeo


Emanuele Fornasier is an Italian chemistry student who also says he loves landscape and time-lapse photography. He seemingly put all his skills into the video you see below in which he photographed forming crystals.  

As Colossal explains, it’s “a time-lapse of some 18 examples of electrocrystallization, where an electric current is run through a chemical solution, causing metal deposits to form over a period of several hours or days.”

It also looks pretty cool.

If you like what you just saw, make sure to check out the rest of Fornaiser’s website.

H/T Gizmodo 

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