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Sodium’s explosive secrets revealed The explosion, say Pavel Jungwirth and his collaborators at the Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague, is not merely a consequence of the ignition of the hydrogen gas that the alkali metals release from water. That may happen eventually, but it begins as something far stranger: a rapid exodus of electrons [...]
Let there be light! Celebrating the theory of electromagnetism There was also another controversy raging at the time, concerning the nature of light. It was known that light travelled through space with a finite speed, rather than leaping instantaneously from its source to our eyes. But no-one knew, a century-and-a-half ago, what light was actually [...]
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Science Stories: One-Shots A couple of science stories that don’t quite count as science because the results have never been duplicated.
As the video warns, magnets like these are potentially very dangerous.
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