Did you have a chemistry or physics set in your past?
Not quite the same as the old days. Tis a pity for the one who voted "No"...missed opportunity to experiment beyond the manual: Obnoxious odors, explosive gasses, acid/alkali burns, learning to defy the admonitions of parents and teachers, performing experiments involving grams not milligrams...
Those Were The Days
A. C. Gilbert "U-238 Atomic Energy Lab"
Mr. Wizard...missed mentor
New Book..."Illustrated Guide to Home Chemistry Experiments..."
Some fun...some science toys
The home chemist...long gone
"Watch Mr. Wizard"--1954 episode
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