Harvard chemists induce microscopic crystal "flowers" to grow on the edge of a razor blade with beautiful results.
"A combination of grassy notes with a tang of acids and a hint of vanilla over an underlying mustiness"
Why Do Old Books Smell? [SLYT]
Chemical Reactions. Four minutes of the best moments of stuff burning, breaking, freezing, exploding, melting, and generally reacting in interesting ways. [more inside]
In this three part series from the BBC, Professor Jim Al-Khalili discusses the history of the elements. [more inside]