Chemistry Laboratory Stories
It all started in the usenet news group sci.chem where Randal W. Pick wrote:
All *true* chemists must have had at least one or two spectacular 
accidents while they were in school learning the science and craft.
 Here's one of mine (let's hear yours):
And then it went from there!
Here is a list of spectacular accidents and other horror stories from chemistry labs and schools around the world
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Added December 1996 Added October to November 1996

I dedicate this page to my PhD supervisor who didn't realise that innocent white powder in a desicator he was washing was P2O5. (That was the last time I ever saw him in a laboratory!)


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