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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?

If you stuck a pin in the hydrogen balloon, the hydrogen would escape but it wouldn't react with the oxygen in the atmosphere. What type of energy is needed to begin the reaction between hydrogen and oxygen?

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