Amazing Chemical Reactions GIFs

 

The molecular materials of our daily lives are so predictable that we often forget how some truly strange stuff can happen with basic elements. Even within our own bodies, chemical reactions occur that seem like magic. Enjoy 20 of the most mesmerizing and fascinating chemical reaction GIFs of the bizarre workings of the chemical world.

 


Blood meets hydrogen peroxide


Sodium acetate crystallization


Belousov–Zhabotinsky reaction


Water bridge formed by electric current


Alpha particle trails from radioactive decay of Radon 220

 


Snake venom meets blood


A lightbulb burning out


Aluminum and iodine


Dehydration of sugar in sulfuric acid


 

Prince Rupert’s Drop suffers a fracture


White tin crumbling into grey tin after cooling to less than 13 degrees Celsius

 


Elephant’s toothpaste

 


Mercury reacting with aluminum


Burning ammonium dichromate


 

Hydrophobic sand

 


Catalytic decomposition of hydrogen peroxide


Electrical treeing


Burning lithium


Burning mercury II thiocyanate


What is Gif ?

The Graphics Interchange Format (better known by its acronym GIF /ˈdʒɪf/ JIF or /ˈɡɪf/ GHIF) is a bitmap image format that was developed by a team at the bulletin board service (BBS) provider CompuServe led by American computer scientist Steve Wilhite on June 15, 1987.[1] It has since come into widespread usage on the World Wide Web due to its wide support and portability.


 

*Chemical Reactions GIFs

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