Episode 79: Changing Phases

Everything falls into one of three phases of matter: solid, liquid, or gas. Or does it? Sometimes it’s a bit more ambiguous. In this episode of Distillations, first we take a look at dry ice, which skips a phase. Next, we examine the atomic structure of glass, which surprisingly looks more like a super-cooled liquid than a solid. And finally, we meet Distillations’ new executive producer Michal Meyer to discuss her love of science and her plans for the show. Chemical Agent: Dry Ice.

Show Clock

00:00 Opening Credits
00:31 Introduction
01:11 Chemical Agent: Dry Ice
03:34 A Conversation with Michal Meyer
08:11 Chemistry in Your Cupboard: Glass
11:04 Closing Credits


This show was written and researched by Hilary Domush and Jennifer Dionisio.

Our theme music is composed by Dave Kaufman. Additional music from the PodSafe Music Network. Additional music includes “Nexus Phase,” by Dr. Awkward and “Glass Pebbles,” by Divasonic.

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