Destroying Pumpkins: A Halloween Special
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Chemists at the University of Nottingham explore different ways to destroy pumpkins using chemicals.
In this Halloween special, scientists at the University of Nottingham perform chemical reactions on pumpkins.
Professor Martyn Poliakoff freezes a pumpkin using liquid nitrogen, Public Awareness scientist Samantha Tang sets hers on fire, whilst Professor Pete Licence takes a pyrotechnic approach to the seasonal fruit.
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