The flaming sulfurous monster of the deep

UPDATE: Nothing new under the sun. Woehler himself described this reaction back in the 19th century. As a pyrotechnic snake firework it is of course banned because it’s highly toxic. An explanation in an old ACS paper for what’s going on thanks to Stuart Cantrill. Ever burned mercury(II) thiocyanate powder in a fish tank? This […]

Deep Sky Videos

From the makers of the world-famous Periodic Table of Videos (with my good friend Professor Martyn Poliakoff) and SixtySymbols comes the Periodic Table of Astronomy the DeepSkyVideos Youtube channel; they’re also on twitter with that handle. A sneak preview for Sciencebase readers: