NileRed NileRed

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I find that chemistry is often taught poorly or without a purpose. Because of this, people tend to lose interest and sometimes even start to hate it. In each video that I make, I try to balance theory with purpose. My goal is to show the natural beauty of chemistry in fun and interesting ways.

In terms of education, I have a BSc in Biochemistry, with a minor in pharmacology. However, I've always been a lot more drawn to applied chemistry. So after finishing my degree, I worked as a lab tech in an organic lab and then as a chemistry grad student. However, I ended up leaving my graduate studies early to focus on this channel. Now, making chemistry videos has become my full-time job.


43:55Making transparent wood
Making transparent woodAufrufe 4,6 Mio.Vor 8 Tage
34:10Making a deadly chemical in my parents' garage
47:01Turning plastic gloves into grape soda
Turning plastic gloves into grape sodaAufrufe 6 Mio.Vor 4 Monate
21:55Does cyanide actually smell like almonds?
45:39Making superconductors
Making superconductorsAufrufe 8 Mio.Vor 9 Monate
39:02Making glow toys from scratch
Making glow toys from scratchAufrufe 2,8 Mio.Vor 11 Monate
43:56Making aerogel
Making aerogelAufrufe 15 Mio.Vor year
30:03Making uranium glass
Making uranium glassAufrufe 5 Mio.Vor year
36:57Making toilet paper moonshine
Making toilet paper moonshineAufrufe 6 Mio.Vor year
25:37Making my favorite liquid carcinogen
Making my favorite liquid carcinogenAufrufe 3,3 Mio.Vor year
27:52The microwave plasma mystery
The microwave plasma mysteryAufrufe 2,2 Mio.Vor year
38:04Making ferrofluid from scratch
Making ferrofluid from scratchAufrufe 6 Mio.Vor year
13:19This chemical really doesn't want to exist
31:23Turning old jewelry into pure gold bars
31:09Can you actually smell metal?
Can you actually smell metal?Aufrufe 2,5 Mio.Vor year
28:25Making raspberry perfume
Making raspberry perfumeAufrufe 2,9 Mio.Vor 2 years
16:11Turning mercury into a weird sponge
Turning mercury into a weird spongeAufrufe 1,4 Mio.Vor 2 years
37:51Making metal crystals from Pepto-Bismol
20:45Mixing sodium with mercury
Mixing sodium with mercuryAufrufe 2,5 Mio.Vor 2 years
10:46Recreating the chemical traffic light reaction
35:49Attempting to make transparent wood
Attempting to make transparent woodAufrufe 7 Mio.Vor 2 years
16:19What is Fool's Gold?
What is Fool's Gold?Aufrufe 2,7 Mio.Vor 2 years
22:39Attempting to make a ferrofluid
Attempting to make a ferrofluidAufrufe 2,1 Mio.Vor 2 years
18:16Making test tube liquid rockets
Making test tube liquid rocketsAufrufe 1,4 Mio.Vor 2 years
17:25Extracting the blue dye in jeans
Extracting the blue dye in jeansAufrufe 905 Tsd.Vor 2 years
26:07Developing my own photos
Developing my own photosAufrufe 757 Tsd.Vor 2 years


  • You can just buy lactose free in the shop mate

  • Is it antistatic?

  • Don't trust chemistry text books. I've seen so many Periodic Video videos in which they wanted to demonstrate extremely volatile compounds that they couldn't get to explode, and make compounds with very distinctive smells that didn't smell like anything.

  • Me and my kitten Kashek are watching this together. Its a great time.

  • All that glows in dark is not radium 🙂

  • That voronoi

  • Well I'm never eating strawberries again...

  • 3:39 Forbidden Baja Blast Freeze

  • Teachers flexing be like : I look a bath in bathtub full of mercury

  • 7:00 "I was easily able to shove in every thing and there was a bunch of space left" LOL

  • Fun

  • Who see cyanid and think, i am gonna smell that, i mean it is like thinking omg this is gonna be some famous last words.

  • Nice vid

  • take a shot for everyone he says "fatty acid"

  • Y couldn't you just mold the acrylic lul. Maybe add different additives to make it stronger

  • 👀 any body see what I see🤑🤑🤑

  • Turning a roll of toilet paper into a nuclear missile

  • someone did it right so imma do it different in a 40 minute video and he didnt do it

  • cheers now i can cut all the cocaine i sell with all the anal lube i have lying around

  • You made coke by yourself make Redbull

  • imagine if some who hates u mixes this chemical in your ketchup , you are surely gonna die while eating chips

  • You should turn peanut butter into Diamond side peanut butter is highly carbon based

  • is it still flammable? If yes what does it look like?

  • Trust me turn on the captions for the first part of the video

  • 15:01 Coca.

  • "This idea of using more oil than is needed is generally known as superfatting" Yeah, my mom does this every time she cooks

  • why would you want to do that?

  • Students in high school: "chemistry won't help me after graduation" NileRed: hold my career.

  • Recycled?

  • Cocaine never smelt so good

  • How to torture nile: Take away his distilled water 2: take away his dcm

  • I'm surprised that I watched all of the video

  • No idea why I watched 45 minutes of this.

  • You are going to turn into a strawberry now

  • When I last drank red bull I fell asleep for 13 hours no joke 13! HOURS!

  • anyone else notice the typo on the 3rd bullet point at 1:39

  • Teach me all your secretes!

  • god bless your parents they let you do stuff like this

  • 9:09 mmmm cheese

  • Eren Jaeger used hardening

  • I just want some meth

  • 2:25 fiberss is incorrect spelling (captions, regular english)

  • Him: *in order to make it, you need to roast it* Me: *makes roasts about his mom*

  • I wrote this comment with my nose! It took me 2 minutes

  • Why do all these new youtubers talk like a news anchor? In other words, be yourself kid, that in itself goes a long ways!

  • You should use something like canvas for painting. The texture pulls the paint off the brush. Landscapes are also super easy for stuff

  • 64% for a moonshine?! This is a joke? come to Poland if you want try real moonshine

  • Chemical whirlpool 😂😂😂

  • A hydrometer would allow you to get consistent density measurements on the partially polymerized acrylic solution/emulsion.

  • *flashbacks to a certain person making a Minecraft torch and doing the exact same thing*

  • Try gradually sanding the wood to a polish before doing any processing? Also doing a gas infusion instead of liquid could yield a more homogeneous polymerization, as well as poking pinholes in the wood... What caught my attention with this video was the possible acoustic and structural properties the wood takes on and how the different steps and combination of materials might result in a material that has musically desirable characteristics. My carbon fiber guitar is amazing compared to wood instruments; balanced tones, high volume with clearer notes and louder harmonics that sustain longer. Curious if you've tried spruce?

  • How about transparent aluminum???

  • I got ice water

  • I’m pretty sure caffeine-less red bull is flavored piss

  • Im still impressed that i watched this for 47 minutes 😁

  • 6:13 wait- that kinda looks like a yeti with the horns and the hair. don't you think?

  • The new bill nye the science guy

  • Love how some of the spikes float away from the rest white keeping it's position.

  • So if I just put some sodium hydroxide up my ass then ..


  • Astro-glide has more axel grease than KY jelly, for those really tight asses

  • Me, doing something else while listening to NileRed speaking in 10:59

  • So thin wood + transparent medium = transparent wood. Yes, let's do this with everything. I hear transparent sand is almost a thing, if you can just get it hot enough.

  • Chemistry is basically alchemy

  • 🐇🕳️

  • Hey thers a breaking Bad logo

  • if you ate one bitter almond every day, would you eventually become immune to almonds?

  • It would probably give me a transparent splinter

  • Capsid beetles have cyanide in their spray and it smells like almonds

  • This guy could probably care cancer but instead he's doing this...I love it

  • Hi NileRed Your polymerization is taking longer because your AIBN is degrading. You should hopefully be refrigerating your AIBN plus one of the degradation products of AIBN is Cyanide gas so be careful with that chemical.

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  • Aluminum whats that? I've heard of Aluminium thats a well known material that most people know of in the world in Asia, Europe, South America, and Africa. Some one study this new element and see the properties.

  • If you're not wanting us to recreate what you do.. why do you make instructive videos on how to do them?

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  • Lignin more like ligma

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  • 9:25 home made koolaid

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