The discovery of phosphorus | Chemistry: A Volatile History

Phosphorus was discovered when Brandt was attempting to isolate gold from his urine.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 5'59''
  • Broadcast year: 2010
Curriculum Connection
  • Chemistry

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Programme: Chemistry: A Volatile History
  • Episode: Discovering the Elements