The Surprising Chemistry of Mummies, Ghosts, and Vampires – Spooking of Chemistry


Happy Halloween! It’s time to collect some serious sweets and impress your friends with an awesome costume. In this week’s spooky Speaking of Chemistry, Judy fills you in on the surprising science behind ghosts, vampires, and mummies. That’s a wrap!

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Sources:

Bodily Bookbinding, Chemistry For Mummies

Mummy Preservation, When Frankenstein Came To Life

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