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http://www.cmog.org/article/prince-ruperts-drop-and-glass-stress?id=5660 “These interesting demonstrations of the stress of glass were introduced to England in the 1640's by Prince Rupert of Bavaria (1619-1682), grandson of James I of England, and nephew of Charles II. Prince Rupert brought these to the attention of the King, and they were used as a joke.”

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