Atoms Of Fire

Atoms Of Fire

Improving On Nature
Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  ABC  |  September 8, 2010
Classification: General Classification: General
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An introduction to organic chemistry, Atoms of Fire looks at the basic facts using storytelling, demonstration, graphics and documentary. Today: Organic chemistry goes industrial with William Perkin; the discovery of chirality; concept of atoms as 3D objects; 3D structural diagrams and models; carbon's tetrahedral bonds; a brief look at various synthetic organic compounds developed from natural ones and; achievements and problems.

An introduction to organic chemistry, Atoms of Fire looks at the basic facts using storytelling, demonstration, graphics and documentary. Today: Organic chemistry goes industrial with William Perkin; the discovery of chirality; concept of atoms as 3D objects; 3D structural diagrams and models; carbon's tetrahedral bonds; a brief look at various synthetic organic compounds developed from natural ones and; achievements and problems.

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