Disposal of Surplus Sodium, 1947

Since the War Assets Administration couldn’t find anyone to take it, they dumped it into Lake Lenore in Washington State.  Once it gets wet, there’s a chemical reaction.


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  1. Bryan says:

    The sodium-in-water experiement was one of my favorite labs from high school chemistry. Very cool.

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