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Light My Fire

What do you get when you introduce a chunk of sodium to a Bunsen burner? Sizzling romance.
Publish Date: Topic: Physics + MathPhysics & MathNova
By Anna Rothschild

The ability of the elements to change phase—to transform from a solid to a liquid to a gas—is a perfect set-up for romantic comedy. Watch the story of an unlikely laboratory love affair, and learn about one of the basic properties of matter in the process.

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