What is rust and is it the worst?

A somewhat natural chemical topic following cast iron: rust. This week, Melissa and Jam explore the chemistry of rust. What even is it? Where does it come from? Is it bad? Is it reversible? Let's get into it.

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A somewhat natural chemical topic following cast iron: rust. This week, Melissa and Jam explore the chemistry of rust. What even is it? Where does it come from? Is it bad? Is it reversible? Let's get into it.

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References from this episode
  1. Turning Back Time: Watching Rust Transform into Iron - National Institute of Standards and Technology
  2. The Color of Soil - United States Department of Agriculture
  3. Why does metal rust? - American Chemical Society
  4. Ultra-Pure Water - National Geographic




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