4 min

Nitrogen, Cryogenic Cocktails, and the Periodic Table of Death and Mystery Periodic Table of Death and Mystery

    • Natural Sciences

In the bar, you see a drink billowing icy smoke and order one. The waiter drops your cocktail on the table, pours in liquid nitrogen at a temperature of −196°C (−320°F), and you quickly down the alcohol/nitrogen mix to the boisterous cheers of your friends. As the contents settle in your warm gut, the liquid nitrogen rapidly expands to gas at 700 times its volume and …

Music for the Periodic Table of Death was created by Gioele Fazzeri and published under Creative Commons License.

References for this episode can be found at the following website:

⁠https://carolpotenza.com/hydrogen-and-the-periodic-table-of-death/⁠

More from Carol Potenza and to sign up for her monthly newsletter, please visit her at ⁠https://carolpotenza.com/⁠

In the bar, you see a drink billowing icy smoke and order one. The waiter drops your cocktail on the table, pours in liquid nitrogen at a temperature of −196°C (−320°F), and you quickly down the alcohol/nitrogen mix to the boisterous cheers of your friends. As the contents settle in your warm gut, the liquid nitrogen rapidly expands to gas at 700 times its volume and …

Music for the Periodic Table of Death was created by Gioele Fazzeri and published under Creative Commons License.

References for this episode can be found at the following website:

⁠https://carolpotenza.com/hydrogen-and-the-periodic-table-of-death/⁠

More from Carol Potenza and to sign up for her monthly newsletter, please visit her at ⁠https://carolpotenza.com/⁠

4 min