Alkali Metals Go Boom

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On this episode of Brainiacs they test mixing different alkali metals with water. "These next two are the dogs nuts of the periodic table" is the quote of the week, crazy brits. :)


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very intersting

This video was faked. Cesium and rubidium do NOT come anywhere close to what is shown here. Go to for REAL videos of these metals reacting with water to compare, and for the story on this hoax.