Thursday, 30 December 2010

My Backyard Science Articles

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Reports on my backyard science exploits are scattered over multiple resources, including Sciencemadness.org and a blog of mine. Below is a brief selection, to be expanded in the future, of what I feel are some real achievements. Enjoy and please call back later!

I’m in Popular Science magazine!


Practical guide to producing backyard titanium metal


Manganese Thermite based on Mn (II) Oxide


Galligu and assorted niceties
Sulfur free silicon Thermite
First production of backyard titanium metal
A large silicon Thermite reaction

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Photo: non-electrolytic potassium metal globules





Ferric alum geode (about 600 g)







Ferrous sulphate heptahydrate, recrystallised from garden grade iron sulphate (about 500 g)





Potassium Alum 'geode' (just under 1 kg)