A series of short video clips of explosive and exciting chemical reactions, taken from a lecture called “Fire and Flame” by Dr. Peter Wothers at the University of Cambridge.
An introduction to the explosive "Fire and Flame" lecture by Dr. Peter Wothers from the University of Cambridge.
Explaining the chemical reaction that occurs when substances burn.
From the Peter Wothers lecture series - Fire and Flame
Making some very attractive flames by adding different metals to alcohol.
Demonstrating how cotton wool burns.
Demonstration of how the fine nature of flour helps it to burn spectacularly!
Explosively demonstrating the effect of burning cotton wool with added oxygen.
What happens when we set fire to a chocolate chip muffin covered in liquid oxygen?
Even metals can burn explosively!
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