Dissolving Ytterbium and Calcium in Liquid Ammonia & Playing With Pyrophoric Ytterbium Amide

First published at 17:23 UTC on January 5th, 2021.

In this video I dissolve ytterbium and calcium metals in liquid anhydrous ammonia and play around with the pyrophoric ytterbium amide. Making this video was a stupid amount of fun. :-)

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CategoryScience & Technology
SensitivityNormal - Content that is suitable for ages 16 and over