• Question: have you ever 'accidentially' blown something up while doing experiments

    Asked by shrike to Gioia, Iain, Jo, Leo, Mariam on 22 Jun 2010 in Categories: . This question was also asked by bond44.
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      Joanna Watson answered on 14 Jun 2010:

      No, I’ve never accidentally blown anything up. When I was at university, someone spilled a really flammable liquid and set fire to the chemistry lab though! Fortunately, no one was hurt and they didn’t do too much damage.

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      Iain Moal answered on 14 Jun 2010:


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      Leo Garcia answered on 19 Jun 2010:

      By “‘accidentally'” – do you mean that it was a little bit “deliberately’? No! I haven’t blown anything up in an experiment either accidentally or on purpose.

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      Mariam Orme answered on 22 Jun 2010:

      Once I was using a piece of equipment and it blew up. It was kind of scary!