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
Videos on all 118 elements: http://bit.ly/118elements
More slow mo: http://bit.ly/chemslomo
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From the School of Chemistry at The University of Nottingham: http://bit.ly/NottChem
Periodic Videos films are by video journalist Brady Haran: http://www.bradyharan.com/
A run-down of Brady's channels: http://bit.ly/bradychannels
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