Chemical Curiosities: Surprising Science and Dramatic Demonstrations

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Professor Chris Bishop, presenter of the 2008 Royal Institution Christmas Lectures, leads us through a spectacular tour of the curious,  and  sometimes surprising, world of  chemistry .
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Arya murad arya says:

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Eddy Viggers says:

Great lecture! I AM sure adults enjoyed this more than children. Thanks for sharing

TrikeRoadPoet says:

Great hours worth f fun and learning! Thanks for bringing it to us.

Scoobz187 says:

Now Dillan is properly trained for the ponderus years.

dsevwrh says:

23:20 there is a place in the world there balls can roll up hill =)

JWGFoto says:

Willy the chemist is no more. What he thought was H2O was H2SO4!

Carter Davis says:

If this were Mr. Bean, I would be impressed, but sadly, there is a severe lack of Mr. Bean. Iā€™m going to have to rate this a 4/10

Pinkie Love says:

this teacher is very boring.

Abhishek Swain says:

amazing professor chris! Your book PRML was my introduction to machine learning šŸ™‚

Javier Harth says:

The boy's determination and enthusiasm are outstanding.

Sputnik says:

Excellent! Makes me want to make a mirror.

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Martin Desrocher says:

this lecture is basically a copy of the one from Andrew Syzdlo. he has a few different ones and so far this is like watching a re-run with a younger more boring teacher. even the same jokes…Andrew is definitely funnier !!!

hojjat abdollahi says:

I see Kevin Spacy has moved on.

CaliBudds says:

did he just say he stores phosphorous under water?

Jazz DIRT says:

Burn H2 (2*H2 + O2 -> 2*H20). Then electrolyze the water (2*H20 -> 2H2 + O2)… Is a reaction that goes backwards..

Chase Mettenbrink says:

this is garabge

oxmys says:

"And that's how I blew up the Hindenburg."

dwoodman26 says:

One of the few times white phosphorus has been used for good and not evil šŸ’”

Q uantum says:

Reactions like these are fun because you can watch the transformation right in front of your eyes.

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