Posts Tagged ‘chemistry’

Researchers Take First-Ever Photographs of Molecules Forming Chemical Bonds

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Science nerds and photographers can join hands today and stare in awe at what a team of researchers at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory managed to do. Entirely by accident, these scientists have managed to take the first ever high-res images of carbon atoms in the process of forming chemical bonds.
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This is What Happens to 35mm Film in Hydrochloric Acid

Chemistry and physics teacher MattAttackPro shot the above photo showing what happens when a roll of unused 35mm camera film is dropped into a beaker of hydrochloric acid. What you’re seeing is the emulsion (light sensitive chemicals suspended in gelatin) separating from the clear plastic backing.

(via Boing Boing)


Image credits: Photograph by MattAttackPro