All Acetylene articles

  • calcium carbide residue are waste by-product from acetylene gas
    Podcast

    Calcium carbide

    2016-01-19T00:00:00Z

    Michael Freemantle tells us of discovery that lit the homes and put the food on the table of millions of people

  • Old carbide mine lamp illuminating a dark room
    Podcast

    Acetylene

    2015-04-29T00:00:00Z

    Brian Clegg introduces a compound steeped in faded Victorian glamour – acetylene