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The team at periodicvideos has created a TED-Ed Lesson for every element of the periodic table. This one is about hydrogen and an exploding balloon. But what creates the fireball?

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Slow motion footage of hydrogen and hydrogen/oxygen explosions.
The professor describes how scientists get hydrogen to bond with a special type of helium.
If you haven't heard about ITER (the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor), chances are that you will soon.
Our nearest star is crucial to life on Earth but the Sun is surprisingly ordinary.
Experts at CERN have managed to 'trap' atoms of antihydrogen
For the basics on hydrogen, check this out.
For more fun facts about hydrogen, check out The Elements by Theodore Gray.

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