Phosphine and Life of Venus – Periodic Table of Videos

From Periodic Videos. Following reports of Phosphine in the Venusian atmosphere, and associated speculation about life… More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ Phosphine in the clouds of Venus: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41550-020-1174-4 See our white phosphorus video: https://youtu.be/U6_-EUcswSc Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/periodicvideos More chemistry at http://www.periodicvideos.com/ Follow us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/periodicvideos And on Twitter…

Activation Energy (and exploding bags of Chlorine) – Periodic Table of Videos

From Periodic Videos. The Professor discusses activation energy – and we flash some light onto bags of Chlorine and Hydrogen. More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ More element videos: http://bit.ly/118elements Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/periodicvideos More chemistry at http://www.periodicvideos.com/ Follow us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/periodicvideos And on Twitter at http://twitter.com/periodicvideos From the School…

The Anti-Frizz Comb (and other curiosities)

From Periodic Videos. Professor Martyn Poliakoff shows us a few strange family objects from his Nottingham home. More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ Check out Objectivity: http://bit.ly/Objectivity  Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/periodicvideos More chemistry at http://www.periodicvideos.com/ Follow us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/periodicvideos And on Twitter at http://twitter.com/periodicvideos From the School of Chemistry at…

The Curious Case of the Xenon Balloon – Periodic Table of Videos

From Periodic Videos. Professor Poliakoff gets more (or less) than he bargained for with some Noble Gas balloons. More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ Helium video: https://youtu.be/M6xZZiaLOV4 Permeability of Rubber to Gases: https://books.google.co.uk/books/about/Permeability_of_Rubber_to_Gases.html?id=rwcjS2MBCp4C&redir_esc=y Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/periodicvideos More chemistry at http://www.periodicvideos.com/ Follow us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/periodicvideos And on Twitter at http://twitter.com/periodicvideos…

Black Nitrogen – Periodic Table of Videos

From Periodic Videos. Researchers discover a new form of Nitrogen. More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ Discussed by Professor Sir Martyn Poliakoff from the University of Nottingham. Our thanks to Dr Dominique Laniel and his team, which did the research. Check the paper: https://journals.aps.org/prl/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevLett.124.216001 Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/periodicvideos More chemistry at http://www.periodicvideos.com/…

The Plutonium Core of an Atom Bomb – Periodic Table of Videos

From Periodic Videos. Professor Martyn Poliakoff discusses atom bombs with a Plutonium core – including the crucial role of Gallium. Extra footage from this interview at: https://youtu.be/KyEn4On9S-8 More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ Previous video on Gallium: https://youtu.be/wNf1rBjCaPk Plutonium video: https://youtu.be/89UNPdNtOoE The Making of the Atomic Bomb is a good read: https://amzn.to/3hEu7ds The…

Is the Periodic Table Upside Down?

From Periodic Videos. Featuring Professor Martyn Poliakoff from The University of Nottingham. More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ The Nature Chemistry paper being discussed is here: https://rdcu.be/bvAnS Support us on Patreon (and have your name on our table): https://www.patreon.com/periodicvideos Some extra footage from this interview is available to Patrons – see here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/37882273…

Surprise Signature – Periodic Table of Videos

From Periodic Videos. The Professor is surprised to find TWO Ernest Rutherford signatures in a book on his shelves. Check Objectivity at: http://bit.ly/Objectivity More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ Patrons can download hi-res images of the signature and periodic table here (thanks for your support, everyone): https://www.patreon.com/posts/37472419 Ernest Rutherford’s potato masher: https://youtu.be/CGgeBifpvBw Rutherfordium:…

Nuclear Landmines and Chickens – Periodic Table of Videos

From Periodic Videos. The Professor with a tale to tell – and lessons learned about chickens and Project Blue Peacock. More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ Gallium Video: https://youtu.be/N6ccRvKKwZQ Videos on all the elements: http://bit.ly/118elements The Professor speaks in France and Russia: https://youtu.be/sK7i1c0QGsU Featuring Professor Martyn Poliakoff. Chicken animation by Pete McPartlan. With…

Accidents and Regrets (and chocolate biscuits)

From Periodic Videos. The third of our 2020 Q&A series. See the trilogy at: https://bit.ly/ProfQandA More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ Chemistry computer game: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cylNiU0mmHg The Prof is knighted: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ilt0xvYnNXU Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/periodicvideos More chemistry at http://www.periodicvideos.com/ Follow us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/periodicvideos And on Twitter at http://twitter.com/periodicvideos From the School…

The Professor’s Car and Watch (Q&A with The Prof)

From Periodic Videos. More viewer questions answered by The Prof… See more here: https://bit.ly/ProfQandA More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ Some clips you saw in this video were (in order of appearance)… Ammonia Fountain: https://youtu.be/NO7V6TMQuBs Hot Charcoal in LOX: https://youtu.be/y7uCBWkrAXo Touch Powder: https://youtu.be/JME_He6PH4M Hydrogen Explosions: https://youtu.be/z7-8gxAXXbU Burning Ping Pong Balls: https://youtu.be/yTN-5nfvTJ0 Accidental Reaction:…

Indium (extra bit) – Periodic Table of Videos

From Periodic Videos. A little bit extra from our main video at: https://youtu.be/TviX7V-ay5I Special thanks to the Great Courses Plus: http://ow.ly/h2E130qpmJD More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/periodicvideos More chemistry at http://www.periodicvideos.com/ Follow us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/periodicvideos And on Twitter at http://twitter.com/periodicvideos From the School of Chemistry at…

Cheese and Climate Change (Q&A with The Prof)

From Periodic Videos. Professor Sir Martyn Poliakoff answers some viewer questions. See more here: https://bit.ly/ProfQandA More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ Amazon links Primo Levi, The Periodic Table: https://amzn.to/2vqcsTG Owen Matthews, Black Sun: https://amzn.to/2VETCTp Stephen Poliakoff box set: https://amzn.to/38gy0z9 The Professor’s chromium trioxide failure and alarm: https://youtu.be/_HvYJQ5Bofk The Prof’s school visit: https://youtu.be/M8YzIa6Amuc Support…

Making Acid Rain (INDOORS) – Periodic Table of Videos

From Periodic Videos. Check out our Acid Rain demonstration. Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/periodicvideos More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ Featuring Sir Martyn Poliakoff and Neil Barnes from the University of Nottingham. Rain drops on Sixty Symbols: https://youtu.be/zpz1NewULzo Cheeseburger in Acid: https://youtu.be/NddZ5ftQb0Q Archive footage courtesy of AP Archive – http://www.aparchive.com/ More chemistry at…