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We’d like to give a shout out to the Sackler School for National Bunsen Burner Day.  Today we commemorate the birth of the German chemist Robert Wilhelm Eberhard Bunsen, born in 1811.

 

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A Bunsen burner is a long, hollow tube and when combining gas and air, a hot flame is produced.

 

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Take a moment to appreciate this device and its value in science!