Tag Archives: chemical

China’s War on Pollution will be Fought by Smog-sucking Drones

Drones will shoot chemicals into the air that will freeze pollutants and cause them to fall to the ground. Spending a day in some cities in China has the same effect to lung health as smoking 3 packs of cigarettes.

Crazy chemical reactions

Burning Ammonium Dichromate Blood and snake venom Sugar in sulphuric acid Hydrophobic sand Would have liked to have seen this in chemistry class!

Plastic Bread in Subway

Subway has announced it will remove a plastic-based chemical food additive and bleaching agent from its bread. This chemical was added to the bread to make lower quality dough appear of higher quality. Subway have been honest in their decision to remove the compound, though it does make me wonder; what else could they be […]

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Never mind aliens in outer space. Some scientists believe we may be sharing the planet with ‘weird’ lifeforms that are so different from our own they’re invisible to us Across the world’s great deserts, a mysterious sheen has been found on boulders and rock faces. These layers of manganese, arsenic and silica are known as […]

Educated Earth // Videos – Physics & Chemistry – The Amazing Pharaoh’s Serpent Reaction

This visually stunning reaction showcases the decomposition of the chemical mercury thiocyanate (also known as mercuric sulphocyanate – Hg(SCN)2). While some cheap fireworks simulate this effect, you would be ill advised to try this particular experiment. http://www.educatedearth.net/video.php?id=5270