Archive for date: January 16, 2009

Mystery of Sodium Acetate

January 16, 2009 | Science | By: Mark VandeWettering

You can find some occasionally surprising stuff on youtube. I’d seen a number of videos illustrating rapid crystallization of supersaturated mixtures of sodium acetate, but this is something a little different that I hadn’t seen before. Does anyone know what’s really going on here? httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eNvZLTkj2kw P.S. It’s “iodized” salt, not “ionized”.

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