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High speed camera reveals why sodium explodes!

This has been a phenominally fun study to do, and I gratefully thank all those who have supported this work over the years!

Seems to have gotten some media attention :-)
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-30983141
http://phys.org/news/2015-01-chemists-high-camera-fully-school.html
https://www.sciencenews.org/article/sodium-and-other-alkali-explosions-finally-explained
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/sodium-s-explosive-secrets-revealed1/
http://news.sciencemag.org/chemistry/2015/01/why-popular-chemistry-experiment-blast
http://gizmodo.com/high-speed-cameras-reveal-why-sodium-explodes-in-water-1682056580

http://www.nature.com/nchem/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nchem.2161.html

Some of this stuff seems almost prophetic when viewed with hindsight!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FVnkb5RV3EU

The sodium video is almost spookey in its predictions!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xMfQSV4ygHE

EXACTLY where it all began 😀
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y-zJ9oKfC_k

Invisible Metal
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BIGMfai_ICg

MANY thanks to all those who enabled this research by supporting this channel!

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