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Chemistry in Everyday Life

Johannes Vogel

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Chemistry in Everyday Life
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We all know that statues in the cities are green, like for example the statue of liberty. But do you all know why they are green? This episode looks at this question.


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https://copperalliance.org.uk/knowledge-base/education/education-resources/copper-reactivity-patination/


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bronze


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brass


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atmosphere_of_Earth


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Oxidation_Event


https://www.thoughtco.com/why-statue-of-liberty-is-green-4114936


https://www.thoughtco.com/oxidation-reduction-reactions-604037


https://sciencestruck.com/why-does-copper-oxidize-turn-green


https://sciencing.com/effects-oxidation-copper-8613905.html


General Chemistry by D. D. Ebbing 5th Ed. 1996 ISBN 0-395-74415-6


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copper(I)_oxide


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basic_copper_carbonate