Massive cotton candy explosion just happened in science class

This is so awesome. Look how it flies up in the sky. What in the world is going on? According to Live Science, it's something like this:The setup is simple. Hydrogen peroxide is mixed with dish soap, and food coloring is often added for a dramatic effect (which explains the cotton-candy pink in the Twitter video). The potassium iodide is added, and the iodide ion that's part of that compound attracts the oxygen in the hydrogen peroxide, breaking the bonds ...

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