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  • Nebula
    Podcast

    Helium hydride

    2014-03-19T00:00:00Z

    Brian Clegg introduces the first compound to ever exist: Helium hydride

  • Soldiers in the trenches. Reconstruction of World War 2
    Podcast

    Potassium bromide

    2013-11-20T00:00:00Z

    Did chemistry help control tension in the trenches? Brian Clegg investigates potassium bromide

  • periodic table
    Feature

    Main group renaissance

    2013-05-31T00:00:00Z

    After years languishing behind more fashionable areas of research, the main group elements are back in vogue. James Mitchell Crow finds out why

  • Table with sandpaper in carpenter's workshop,
    Podcast

    Alumina

    2013-05-29T00:00:00Z

    It’s a catalyst, an abrasive, a bright white pigment and the basis for beautiful gemstones - Neil Withers introduces Alumina

  • epsom salt
    Podcast

    Magnesium sulfate

    2013-04-10T00:00:00Z

    Brian Clegg explains how bath salts may actually be more than just relaxing