Beyond the Elements: Reactions (with Audio Description)

Special | 53m 17s | Video has closed captioning.

Just about every solid, liquid, or gas in the world as we know it begins with reactions between individual atoms and molecules. Host David Pogue dives into the transformative world of chemical reactions, from the complex formula that produces cement to the single reaction that’s allowed farmers to feed a global population by the billions.

Aired: 02/03/21

Expires: 02/02/24

Rating: TV-PG

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Major funding for "Beyond the Elements: Reactions" is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Additional funding is provided by the George D. Smith Fund. Major funding for NOVA is …




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