Number one in the periodic table and at the same time the star among the elements - in the literal sense. After all, the universe is largely made up of hydrogen. In 1874, Jules Verne predicted that hydrogen would one day be used as fuel. To the article about hydrogen on the Fascination Chemistry website
Hydrogen is flammable. So you have to be careful with it. But 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 in ultra-slow motion how hydrogen bubbles explode.
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 on the Deutschlandfunk Kultur podcast.
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