Chemicals

The Strongest Acids In The World

Acids are molecules that easily become negatively charged. But we aren't talking about your regular, every day acids here—instead, we're referring to "super acids," and they're just as corrosive and dangerous as you might assume. Chemists often use these strong acids to create better plastics and fight off city smog. Discover more ways chemists are using superacids to improve the world in the video below.

The Power Of Superacids

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Use Poinsettias To Test For Acid

Learn how you can make homemade pH paper with leftover poinsettia plants.

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Written By Curiosity Staff December 21, 2016