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November 10, 2017 AT 7:21 am

From ‘Dancing Fluorescent Droplets’ to ‘Metal Displacement’ Watch Beautiful Chemical Reactions Up Close!

It’s pretty astounding to consider what occurs at such small scales that a hi-definition microscope and special macro lenses are required to see what is happening! For example this GIF is what happens when cobalt chloride and sodium silicate encounter each other.

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You don’t have to know your Zn(NO3)2 from your CuSO4 to appreciate these absolutely beautiful videos of chemical reactions created for a site called Beautiful Chemistry.

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