Mmmm, Jell-O. Mmmmmm, bouncing Jell-O. So deliciously mesmerizing.
These GIFs of bouncing Jell-O were found on the Fresh Protons Tumblr and were compiled from a video produced by Modernist Cuisine. Shot at 6,200 frames per second, the GIFs highlight the remarkable properties inherent to gelatin.
Technically speaking, gelatin is neither a solid or a liquid — it's a colloid gel. Meaning that it's a liquid suspended in a matrix of solids. Colloidal gels have a very high elastic limit, which is the point were the solid stops bouncing back from a deformed shape without breaking.