Making Brooker’s Merocyanine

From NileRed. For this video, I decided to make Brooker’s Merocyanine, also called MOED, which exhibits solvatochromism. This means that it its color changes drastically, depending on the solvent that it’s dissolved in. I thought this effect was really cool and I wanted to try it out myself. Also, chemical companies sell it for hundreds…

Recreating one of the weirdest reactions

From NileRed. My Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nile.red/ ***Reuploaded because I used a clip of BBC footage in the intro and it was automatically flagged by the system and demonetized. ——————————————————————- About a year ago, I saw one of the weirdest reactions that I’ve ever seen. It was called the Belousov-Zhabotinsky reaction and it’s one of the few…