Hydrogen H

The number one in the periodic table and at the same time the star among the elements - in the literal sense. After all, the universe consists largely of hydrogen. And as early as 1874, Jules Verne predicted that one day hydrogen would be used as a fuel. To the article about hydrogen on the Faszination Chemie website

Hydrogen is flammable. That's why you have to be careful with it. Anyone who does this can also have a lot of fun with hydrogen: You can find a video about hydrogen on the "Periodic Videos" website. And a second video shows hydrogen bubbles exploding in ultra slow motion.

In the ChemistryViews series In My Element - Hydrogen, Prof. Jairton Dupont explains why hydrogen is THE element for him

You can listen to hydrogen in two and a half minutes in the Deutschlandfunk Kultur podcast.

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to our brochure Chemistry of the Elements

published June 2019 with articles on 43 elements (7 MB, 160 pages)

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