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Monday, August 20, 2012

P.2 - Chemistry Is More Fun When You're SETTING THINGS ON FIRE!


Part 2: Second batch of 4 explosive videos.

A recap:
Periodic Videos (referring to the Periodic Table of Elements) is a group of scientists from the University of Nottingham with a huge catalog of juicy goodies. 

They just released a few 20-30 second chemistry videos showing how mixing elements and solutions can SET THINGS ON FIRE!  I have an inkling they do this more for fun than science.

"Magnesium Burns in Carbon Dioxide"

"Hypergolic Reaction"

"Flourine Gas and Sulfur"


"Diethyl Zinc Ignites in Air"

 All Video Credit: Periodic Videos & videographer Brady Haran

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