Royal Institution Christmas Lectures

Royal Institution Christmas Lectures 2012: The Modern Alchemist: Water: The Fountain of Youth

Episode 2 Royal Institution Christmas Lectures 2012: The Modern Alchemist: Water: The Fountain of Youth

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Summary

Dr Peter Wothers investigates whether drinking water can restore his youth, and discovers how exploding balloons could help solve the energy crisis. The presenter is also joined by Paralympic gold medal-winning cyclist Mark Colbourne as they try to find out what happens when two of the most reactive elements on the periodic table, caesium and fluorine, meet.
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