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Monday, August 25, 2014
Learn the science behind the buzzwords surrounding saturated, unsaturated, omega-3 and trans fats, and see a demonstration of hydrogenation.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
I liquified a small amount of laughing gas (nitrous oxide) and put a burning piece of wood in it to see the result. The heat from the flame causes the nitrous oxide to decompose into nitrogen and oxygen, which supports combustion more vigorously than air.
Thursday, August 7, 2014
I describe why glass fails, and how to improve its apparent strength via a simple chemical treatment. This process is used to create Gorilla Glass.