It's not everyday that you get to view science happening right in front of your eyes. These 16 incredible chemical reaction GIFs reveal a hidden complexity that is usually only seen under a microscope.
1. Mercury reacting with Aluminium
2. Aluminium and Iodine
3. Belousov–Zhabotinsky reacting
4. Blood meets Hydrogen Peroxide
5. The Catalytic decomposition of Hydrogen Peroxide
6. Electrical Treeing
7. A lightbulb burining out
8. How to make Cauliflo. Burning Lithium
9. Burning Mercury II Thiocyanate
10. Prince Rupert’s Drop suffers a fracture
11. Alpha particle trails from radioactive decay of Radon 220
12. Snake venom reacts with blood
13. Dehydration of sugar in sulphuric acid
14. White tin crumbling into grey tin after it cools to less than 13 degrees Celsius.
15. Sodium Acetate crystallisation
16. Burning NH4Cr2O7 with HgSCN creates a gateway to hell.