Monday, September 1, 2014

Electron microscope image capture with an oscilloscope

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I show how I collect digital electron microscope images with my Tek MDO3000 oscilloscope.


Sunday, August 31, 2014

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Monday, August 25, 2014

Hydrogenation: transform liquid oil into solid fat

Learn the science behind the buzzwords surrounding saturated, unsaturated, omega-3 and trans fats, and see a demonstration of hydrogenation.


Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Liquid laughing gas supports combustion

I liquified a small amount of laughing gas (nitrous oxide) and put a burning piece of wood in it to see the result.  The heat from the flame causes the nitrous oxide to decompose into nitrogen and oxygen, which supports combustion more vigorously than air.


Thursday, August 7, 2014

How to chemically strengthen glass (eg Gorilla Glass)

I describe why glass fails, and how to improve its apparent strength via a simple chemical treatment. This process is used to create Gorilla Glass.