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Glass and Glassblowing in Making Modern Chemistry

Special | 55m 9s

Catherine Jackson, Assistant Professor in the History of Science, and Tracy Drier, Master Glassblower in the Department of Chemistry, at UW-Madison, explore the collaboration between chemists and glassblowers in understanding the natural world. Jackson discusses how glassblowing technology aids in understanding molecules in three dimensions. Drier demonstrates how to create glassware.

Aired: 04/04/18

Rating: TV-G

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