40 Awesome Chemical Reactions - in GIF Form  

Robert Wabash
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List Rules Which GIFs are you watching 10 times in a row before you're ready to move on?

Whether or not you love geeking out on chemistry, chemical reactions will look cool to just about anyone... as long as you can watch them from a safe distance while still having a killer view. From beautiful colors to fire explosions, chemistry knows no boundaries. If you're worrying about where you can see such amazing sights, fear not. This gallery includes incredible GIFs of chemical reactions for your viewing pleasure. These mesmerizing GIFs will leave your eyeballs happy and your heart wanting more. 

You don't have to be a scientist to decide which of these chemistry wonders are the coolest to watch. Take a peek at the list and vote up all of your favorites, but please, don't try these at home.
Hydrogen Reroxide Mixed with Potassium Iodide

Is this mesmerizing?
Flammable Gas Lit in a Glass

Is this mesmerizing?
Burning Mercury Thiocyanate

Is this mesmerizing?
Water and Liquid Nitrogen

Is this mesmerizing?