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y2ksw1 : Sulfur is another chemical which is often not subject in books to melting. I used sublimation for purification of chemicals. Sublimated chemicals are special, not only by their price. 😊

Kyle de Montigny : Hey man, I have been getting into prospecting lately and I have a variety of gold, I know that smelting can rid of lot of impurities, but I'm not sure how to separate the gold from other metals like silver and achieving a pure 24k. Any input would be great, if ur not sure that's fine, thanks for the time to read my comment. Namaste

THE FOX : This dude has more chemicals than Walter White.

digifomation : Nile Red, any thought about what would be a economically viable way to do a epoxidation ? from what i see in some reaction they use sodium hypochlorite, but i am not too sure about the reaction mechanism, some diagram show its a 2 step where we use sodium hydroxyde to close both hydroxy group into a epoxyde.

BrentoDoesBeauty : Video idea: amyl nitrate (or other nitrates like isopropyl or isobutyl) because im gay and also love science 🔬

Delicious DeBlair : Because our government wants us to be ignorant so they knowingly permit falsehoods to be taught all over.

Alex TVN : I appreciate that you uploaded this video I won a bet just because of this video!

Jose Wall : I support your name..!!! It makes it's easy to understand... excellent job..!!!

mechadense : Subsublimation?

CEATHRAMH GORM : We could say those who believe in Nilation ... are nihilists ...

harry christenson : I feel like you really really wanted to use the word sublime in a video. Lol

chelar estelar : i recently saw your video about pouring acids on your hand and i thought(probably a lot of other people did), why you don't pour bases on it? could be cool.

Doug Harris : I got a suggestion for your shop. You got beakers but I would love a complete setup. Maybe you could get your supplier to supply an affordable set that has everything one needs to do the experiments you show.

Joaquin Criado Reyes : Ok men¡¡ you should look for the term "vapour pressure", it could explain better the experiment. Also, you delete the term nilation.

Stray Mongrel 野犬 : Going to use Nilation myself now.

Spawny eyed wazzock : De-nilation is a river in Egypt.

Brettwardo : I love your videos, I almost always have them playing on autoplay on my extra monitor.

Absolute Terror : My only thought against the term nilation is how similar it sounds to annihilation. I just wonder if future kids in school might mishear the term and make a connection between the idea of wiping something away completely and this phase change, leading to them having a flawed understanding of what's happening. I'm imagining this because I've always learned in that way, where I remember new information by linking it to related things I already know, and in my own life I have on multiple occasions learned that I had completely misunderstood a word or idea, because as a child I had incorrectly linked it to things it appeared to be related to while actually being unrelated.

Chris Balfour : Vaporization, disintegration, subgassification... None of these are better than Nilation, though.

calhypo79 : Great video! It's not a myth, it's convention... At standard temperature and pressure, it sublimes.

Yextus : Hahahahahah someone made a wikipedia article about it already.

noah he : when can a solid evaporate rather than sublimate?

Jonah Takalua : Nile Red is the bob Ross of chemistry

silentpaw : I know that making explosives would definitely go against the You Tube guide lines, but I am wondering if there is a safe way to break down TNT chemically.

TheFlacker99 (Flak) : There must be a board of science or something that we can bring about the term "nilation"!

Sprsae : also, cocaine goes straight to gas

Piotr Nowak : I finally found my favourite channel

Nicholas Vellenga : When I read the description first, I thought it said Nihilation, which in my opinion works just as well.

bluerizlagirl : How about "limation" -- removing the "sub" prefix, since it is no longer taking place *below* the triple point?

YodaWhat : Of all the suggested terms I've seen here, Evaplimation gets my vote. There will be no confusion unless talking about stars losing matter and even that will not be confused with the matter they outright destroy. But say "the Sun nilates 4 million tons of mass per second" and there can be serious confusion.

Amogh Agrawal : I still don't get why Nilation occurs in solids. Let's say I have iodine at pressure above the triple point and temp. below the melting point, why would some molecules be going to the gaseous state without liquefying?

James Petts : It would have been helpful if you had distinguished more clearly between vapour and gas.

hboy007 : So what's wrong with "solid evaporation" vs. "liquid evaporation"? Maybe it's just me being a non-native speaker. But then again, why not? No need to explain what the new word means. Fun fact: There's also a term called "solid immersion" which refers to an optical interface formed by almost touching (sub-100 nm) two pieces. The residual air gap is not resolved and no immersion oil is needed (you guessed right, that's called oil immersion).

Dave D : @NileRed Couldn't you techically call it diffusion?

joao diogo queiros delille : I appreve of the word nilation. Just write a propper article on it and publish it. It may work, who knows...

Anneliese o'callaghan : I'll call it nilation in my department.

Big Smoke : Seriously this is just such a good video. I think it's the best one you've yet made, cheers.

Noah Spurrier : There is already a word, "nihilation", with the same pronunciation but different spelling. I basically means the same thing as "annihilation". I think it's kind of like "inflammable" and "flammable"; although, it appears "flammable" was a recently invented word to avoid the confusion over "inflammable", which people often mistake as meaning "not flammable", so someone figured that nobody would get "flammable" wrong, so they just started using "flammable". At least that's what the internet tells me. It makes sense to me. I think "inflammable" is a stupid word. I'm not sure why both "nihilation" and "annihilation" came about to mean the same thing. The word "nihilation" actually makes more sense to me... So if you practice "nihilation" does that make you a "nihilist"? Probably, but a "nihilist" wouldn't care what you think. We could start calling them "annihilists", but then you get sentences like "She's an annihilist." which is far too many "a"s and "n"s stuck together.

ObsoletePowerCorrupts : Pros and Cons: I think your word *on its own* is a very bad idea. However, if it were packaged as part of a wider explanation, it *would* be helpful. Firstly, your criticism of books appears to be of books for younger students who are not yet studying effective nuclear charge. Correct? Your criticisms were good when you showed wrongful statements were made kinda like "iodine cannot melt". However, the later criticism you made was nitpicking because you yourself fudged it when you showed how they "tried to get around it" with a catch all statement. Many books do that and we must be fair to them as long as they use placeholder disclaimers. An example is the usage of "shielding" which isn't really a "thing" but rather a shortcut placeholder term until you learn about effective nuclear charge (first ionisation energies etc). You yourself used a phrase like " _It (iodine) _*_wants_*_ to_ " do XYZ. I mean come on. If it is understandable for you to do that, then the latter shortcut the book made was understandable. So if "shielding" is always always always explained to be a placeholder until "effective nuclear charge etc" is learned, then I think it is ok to use it temporarily. That would also be the terms under which I think it would be "ok-ish" to use your portmanteau. It is crucial that one must not end up with all books merely being one photocopy. This is because students often need different ways of hearing things explained. A terrible abuse of such tower-on-the-hill monopolies on information is in the education system when some teachers even _refuse to teach from a book at all_ and so the only place a student gets the information is from that teacher. And then it is no suprise if we see absolute power corrupt those teachers. If they give a shite lesson or even deliberately favour some students over others unjustly, the students who did not get the information have no recourse to read a book again to catch-up. Likewise, if a student has a bad day and fails to learn, they need to be able to read a book again to do their own few more exercises for homework. A whole class following one good book makes it easier for a student to read multiple books in tandem (and that beats the monopoly). Such "abandoning of books" occurs here in Britain sometimes. This is shocking and might well be dealt with since the UK deliberately uses multiple examining boards which is a good thing since there are thereby multiple books to read in tandem, each explaining slightly differently. This means students (in their own minds) can assess teachers, and so quite frankly, if a student finds they have to hire a private teacher for extra tuition and read more books to get from a D to an A grade, then that student might be wise to wonder what good their original assigned teacher is at all. In context, yor word could help as an extra way to help existing descriptions but only if always wrapped in a "watch this space" disclaimer.

Isaac Hanson : The term "Nilation" is so fetch.

Sahil Govekar : A diazonium salt reaction a good one

UsenameTakenWasTaken : I'm going to call it butts.

Suraj Joshi : When I was younger, I liked chemistry just for the interesting formulae and compounds I had never seen before, still do actually. I used to think the chapters on solid state and all those spheres and their arrangements wasn't real chemistry. Well, now I know that you can't do much without learning all of that elementary stuff, and even that could be wrong at times!

Ricardas Ricardas : Nilation sounds like it has something to do with nylon, which it doesnt. So it might be a little confusing to people who dont know what it means as you can't really logically make out the meaning of the word

Yu Xin : NILATION, a creative made up term, haha. The video is great. I have never thought deeply into this problem even I love physics and chemistry, especially that definition divided by the pressure at the triple point. This video clear up alot confusion.

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Taji Astro : This is so Gen Chem 2 lol

Erwin Rommel : You should do collaboration video with nurd rage

Brayden Bainbridge : I emailed my chemistry teacher this. I find chemistry rather fascinating even though I'm only a freshman and not in that class. Great video man!

dtiydr : The iodine didnt melt, the shadow from the sun was in the wrong orientation so it was all fake.