90-second lecture: Irv Epstein and 'The Elephant's Toothpaste'

In this 90-second lecture, Irving Epstein, the Henry F. Fischbach Professor of Chemistry, shows the impact that a catalyst can have on the rate of a chemical reaction. Once you see the result, you'll know why this experiment is called "The Elephant's Toothpaste."

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