Tense Scenes as BAE Sees if New Boat Floats

By Gary Cutlack on at

This lovely time lapse video shows the new HMS Queen Elizabeth floating up out of its dock in Rosyth and manoeuvred out to open water for the first time, as scientists check to see whether the 65,000 tonne lump of metal actually floats.

Of course it won't float. Everyone knows metal doesn't flo And yes, it floats, despite being so heavy. Isn't science amazing? [YouTube]