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Blue Flame Thrower - Periodic Table of Videos

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Published on Apr 7, 2014

Re-visiting diethyl zinc to see if we can re-create the blue flame reported by the man who discovered the compound.

Featuring professors Stephen Liddle and Simon Woodward.

The old zinc video: http://youtu.be/99wPiMb-k0o

A good paper on Edward Frankland's discoveries: http://bit.ly/1elDJ4y

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