Martyn Poliakoff

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Name: Martyn Poliakoff
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

2014 Nobel Prizes in Physics and in Chemistry (10/8/14)

LONDON, Oct. 8 -- The Royal Society issued the following news release:The Nobel Prizes in Chemistry and Physics were announced today and yesterday respectively. Martyn Poliakoff, Vice-president of the Royal Society, provided his congratulations to all ... [Published Targeted News Service - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

If you must blow up pianos in the name of science, don't forget to do this

Back in the 1950s and '60s, there used to be a show on the BBC called the Billy Cotton Band Show. One time, during a pre-filming photo shoot, the photographers were using a small explosive flash in one of their pianos. A technician packed some flour around ... [Published The Week Magazine - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

YUMMY: A McDonald's Cheeseburger In Hydrochloric Acid

This is a video of a McDonald's cheeseburger (no word on with or without onions) being dipped in hydrochloric acid . Hydrochloric acid is formed in the stomach and makes up about 0.5% of food-dissolving gastric acid. The other 99.5%? Tiny warriors ... [Published Geekologie - Gadgets, Gizmos, and Awesome - Aug 01 2014]

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"as you're watching me, churning away in your stomach is acid which is one of the first stages in which food is broken down into usable components to give you energy or to make you fat" our favorite Einstein-look-a-like Martyn Poliakoff, a chemist at the university, says in the video

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