Barbecue is a very familiar food to people, especially Westerners. People often use baking stoves or coal to bake the dish. However, a strange fuel was used to grill barbecue – lava by the Syracuse University Lava Project.
The beef was put on the grid to grill
This experiment was realized by a collaboration with experimental UK chef Sam Bompas and the Syracuse University earth sciences team. They have created a man-made volcano that melts rock down into lava in 70 hours.
The beef look so tasty!
The lava was so hot that researchers had to wear safety working clothing.
A grill reached just over 1,000 degrees Celsius.
These researchers use lava flows to learn more about the morphology and behavior of molten rock. They decided to build a team with Bompas in last July to see if they could create the hottest barbecue in the world. And what is the result? A grill that reached just over 1,000 degrees Celsius that is more than double the temperature of average ovens.
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