Anhydrous ammonia: The gas that provides (almost) all of our food

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Reactions Science Videos | February 23, 2022

Anhydrous ammonia can cause headline-grabbing disasters, but it’s also responsible for 50% of the food on your table. It all boils down to nitrogen and the process of turning the inert dinitrogen in our air into useful fertilizer. In this Reactions video, we explore the science behind this absolutely vital molecule.

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