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It's a Gas!

In this exciting demonstration lecture, Dr Peter Wothers explores the different properties and reactions of the gases that make up our atmosphere. What is ozone and how can it both poison us and protect us? Why is carbon dioxide a greenhouse gas? Why is nitrogen gas so unreactive? With demonstrations including indoor lightning, exploding airbags and the famous rice crispie inferno, this lecture will educate and entertain all. Warning: LOUD BANGS!



Speaker(s):

Dr Peter Wothers | talks

 

Date and Time:

19 March 2007 at 7:00 pm

Duration:

1 hour

 

Venue:

Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge
Lensfield Road
Cambridge
CB2 1EW
01223 336300
http://www.ch.cam.ac.uk
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Organised by:

Cambridge Science Festival
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