Can someone from the sciencey side of tumblr please explain this ?
This is called shape memory. It’s made from an alloy of titanium and nickel (I believe it’s called nitinol). It has the ability to “remember” the shape it’s taken.
When cold you can bend it whatever which way, but once you heat it (or in this case put it in what I presume is hot water) it will take the original shape.
Um, well, I’m leaving next week. The first year is nearly over and I honestly can’t believe it! It’s gone by so quickly. It dawned on me earlier how close the end of the year is due to my flatmate moving out.
This weekend, there’s a family birthday which just happens to be taking place about 30 miles away from me in Aberystwyth (Wales), so my parents are going to pick up as much stuff as possible in their big car and take it home. Then my Dad’s picking me up a few days later with the remainder of my things.
One exam away from finishing my first year at university. I hope second year doesn’t fly by so quickly…
Martin & I