This Blacksmith Forged Us a Sword To Vanquish Our Enemies

Reactions - Uncover the Chemistry in Everyday Life
Subscribe

Youtube ID: Y_43_u9u_Ag

Reactions Science Videos | October 16, 2019

This week on Reactions we head to Portland, Oregon, and learn how blacksmithing is just as much chemistry as it is an artform.

Sources:

D block chemistry

Ironmaking

Fabrication of a Bronze-Age Sword

Heat treat colors for steel

Tempering colors

The Sword of the Samurai
                    
Spectral Characteristics of Grinding Sparks Used for Identification
of Scrap Metals

Study on the Mechanism of Carbon Steel Sparks
                   
Guide to Historic Iron & Steel Structures    

THE UTILITY OF THE SPARK TEST AS APPLIED TO COMMERCIAL STEELS

Ever wonder why dogs sniff each others' butts? Or how Adderall works? Or whether it's OK to pee in the pool? We've got you covered: Reactions a web series about the chemistry that surrounds you every day.

Produced by the American Chemical Society.

http://bit.ly/Join_acsmembership

You Might Also Like

Learn from the best and brightest minds in chemistry LIVE every Thursday at 2pm ET!

Popular Chemistry

Culinary Chemistry


Check out these other ACS science videos and podcasts highlighting cutting-edge research from ACS journals and fascinating, weird and timely topics.