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This week Reactions is taking a look at some history of chemistry. We went to Thomas Edison's lab to take a firsthand look at the science he worked on.
Thomas Edison is hands-down one of the greatest inventors in history. He also had a love of chemistry that banished him to the basement as a kid. In this episode, we go behind the scenes at the Thomas Edison National Historical Park to see how Edison's love of chemistry fueled his world-changing inventions.
Edison Park is an amazing complex home to more than 400,000 artifacts (which we definitely weren't allowed to touch) and is considered the template for modern labs everywhere.
For more info on Edison's amazing chemical discoveries: http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/education/whatischemistry/landmarks/thomas-edison.html
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