Amazing Molybdenum

From Periodic Videos. Previous wire video: https://youtu.be/kexteGM2V2s Signup for your FREE trial to The Great Courses Plus here: http://ow.ly/yWXs302du5V (sponsor) More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ Download unduloid microscope images and more here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/28806306 Featuring Neil Barnes and Martyn Polikaoff. Film by Brady Haran. Discuss this episode on Brady’s subreddit: https://redd.it/cke82v Also thanks…

Who REALLY invented the periodic table?

From Periodic Videos. Go to https://wix.com/go/PeriodicVideos to start your own website. Check our website at https://www.periodicvideos.net/ More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ Our guest was Peter Wothers from the University of Cambridge: https://www.ch.cam.ac.uk/person/pdw12 Discussing the likes of Dmitri Mendeleev, William Odling, Alexandre-Emile Béguyer de Chancourtois, John Newlands, Julius Lothar Meyer, and Gustavus Hinrichs.…

Exploding Wires

From Periodic Videos. Putting electrical current through wires made from different metals. More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ Featuring Senior Technician Neil Barnes and Professor Martyn Poliakoff A video on every element: http://bit.ly/118elements Discuss this video on Brady’s subreddit: https://redd.it/br91u9 Some papers on exploding wires… https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/5249160 https://physicstoday.scitation.org/doi/pdf/10.1063/1.3051737 Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/periodicvideos More…

Diamonds Uncut

From Periodic Videos. The Professor looks at uncut diamonds of all shapes and sizes. Part 2: Polishing a Pink Mega Diamond – https://youtu.be/YMyPo-MEvMA More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ Filmed at Alrosa’s sorting facility in Moscow. Our thanks also to the Russian Foundation for Basic Research. Part 2: Polishing a Pink Mega Diamond…

Milking the Thorium Cow – Periodic Table of Videos

From Periodic Videos. How to produce Actinium from a “cow” of Thorium… Filmed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ More on Actinium: https://youtu.be/rKm0ShaJNFM Oak Ridge National Laboratory (nuclear science): https://www.ornl.gov/science-area/nuclear-sciences With thanks to Rose Boll and everyone else at Oak Ridge. Discuss this video on Brady’s subreddit: https://redd.it/aeuv0v…

Why you need to wear safety glasses – Periodic Table of Videos

From Periodic Videos. We use some cherry tomatoes and Krakatoa Tubes in a classic demonstration of the value of safety goggles. More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ Krakatoa on Objectivity: https://youtu.be/1bnvNI-j22E Previous Krakatoa Tubes video: https://youtu.be/drHVT4NHSNQ Thanks to Professor Andy Beeby, University of Durham, for a gift of the specially-made Krakatoa tubes for…

Dubnium (new) – Periodic Table of Videos

From Periodic Videos. A new video about the element Dubnium. More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ Our trip to Russia: http://bit.ly/Russia_Trip Super Heavy Element playlist: http://bit.ly/super_heavy Videos on all 118 elements: http://bit.ly/118elements Objectivity channel: 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…

Tin (new) – Periodic Table of Videos

From Periodic Videos. A new video about the element Tin. More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/periodicvideos Featuring Professor Sir Martyn Poliakoff and senior technician Neil Barnes. Nitrogen: https://youtu.be/H8XNdqA18-M Archive footage courtesy of the AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/ Tin pest video: https://youtu.be/FUoVEmHuykM via wwwperiodictableru Discuss this video on Brady’s subreddit:…

Argon (new) – Periodic Table of Videos

From Periodic Videos. A new and improved Argon video. More links and info in full description ↓↓↓ Featuring Professor Sir Martyn Poliakoff and Senior Technician Neil Barnes at the University of Nottingham. Videos on all the elements: http://bit.ly/118elements See our recent Helium video: https://youtu.be/M6xZZiaLOV4 Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/periodicvideos More chemistry at http://www.periodicvideos.com/ Follow us…