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Distillations | Science History Institute

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Each episode of Distillations podcast takes a deep-dive into a moment of science-related history in order to shed light on the present.

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Episode 43: Cause and Effect

According to Newton’s third law, “For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.” In this week’s episode we explore causes and their effects in several different ways.

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00:00 Opening Credits

00:31 Introduction

01:16 Element of the Week: Francium

03:10 Chemistry in your Cupboard: Pheromone Perfumes

06:11 Feature: The Chemistry of Ripe Apples

10:38 Quote: Ralph Waldo Emerson

10:57 Closing Credits

CREDITS

Special thanks to Jennifer Dionisio and Lara Ratzlaff for researching this show. Additional credits available at chemheritage.org/distillations.

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