Feb 02 2009

Tea Chemistry – Periodic Table of Videos

Published by at 5:38 pm under Tea

The Professor discusses all sorts of stuff about tea to mark the Chinese New Year. More Periodic Table of Videos at http://www.periodicvideos.com/

Duration : 0:8:44

25 responses so far

25 Responses to “Tea Chemistry – Periodic Table of Videos”

  1. dvajamzon 02 Feb 2009 at 5:38 pm

    Ahhhh tea in all …
    Ahhhh tea in all it’s lovely and informative, useful forms…. how I adore thee

  2. TanukiMarioon 02 Feb 2009 at 5:38 pm

    Hell ya! Totally …
    ya! Totally agreed!

  3. MrZhuKeeperon 02 Feb 2009 at 5:38 pm

    oh, so you were …
    oh, so you were responding to a silly comment. Rather than say there are more intellects speak mandarin, just say it’s the official chinese language please.

    you made it sound like chinese intellects chose to speak mandarin.

  4. Ajax151on 02 Feb 2009 at 5:38 pm

    have you not seen …
    have you not seen the IBM logo written in Xenon atoms adsorbed on a nickel surface?

  5. Ajax151on 02 Feb 2009 at 5:38 pm

    so given that …
    so given that mandarin is the official language then surely you would agree with me when i said no to the original poster’s insistence that the new year’s greeting be given in cantonese.

  6. livemix72on 02 Feb 2009 at 5:38 pm

    You shouldn’t use …
    You shouldn’t use the same spoon for each tea.

  7. MrZhuKeeperon 02 Feb 2009 at 5:38 pm

    Well, that’s cause …
    Well, that’s cause Mandarin is the official language China. People who speak Shanghainese, Cantonese, Hainanese, Taiwanese, etc… would also likely speak Mandarin too.

  8. TripeHoundReduxon 02 Feb 2009 at 5:38 pm

    Yep thought so, ah …
    Yep thought so, ah Americans and theuir poncy “apreciation” of tea. Deary deary me.

    I doubt you actually appreciate wine either come to think of it since you suggested something as prosaic as “French Wine” (from the region of “France” presumably 😉 )

    “Only Fine Chinese Tea” tee hee, or tea hee if you prefer.

  9. yugandalion 02 Feb 2009 at 5:38 pm

    I’m an American who …
    I’m an American who drinks only fine Chinese tea. Putting milk or sugar into tea is like pouring ketchup into French wine, or adding electric guitars and stadium horns to a Handel woodwind sonata. But if you’ve drunk only British ‘tea’, you wouldn’t understand the difference.

  10. YourTeacherLEon 02 Feb 2009 at 5:38 pm

    Quote (corrected) ” …
    Quote (corrected) “no one has (ever) seen (an) atom (with the naked eye)”

    (No one has ever seen God with the naked eye either. From one atom formed being to another.)

  11. Ajax151on 02 Feb 2009 at 5:38 pm

    besides there are …
    besides there are no chinese nobel laureates, they are just of chinese ancestry and have all been naturalized in their host countries

  12. Ajax151on 02 Feb 2009 at 5:38 pm

    ok, but i never …
    ok, but i never said there were no catonese academics but rather if you looked at the percentage of mandarin speakers vs catonese speakers, they are overwhelmingly mandarin.

  13. MrZhuKeeperon 02 Feb 2009 at 5:38 pm

    Stephen Chu (Nobel …
    Stephen Chu (Nobel Prize winner) should be of Chinese Cantonese origin.

    “Chu” is the same surname as “Zhu,” except the former is translated from Cantonese to English, the latter Mandarin to English.

  14. ShammShammon 02 Feb 2009 at 5:38 pm

    I drank out of a …
    I drank out of a lot of beakers in the sixtie’s…What were we talking about? 🙂 This is what Jimmy Page is going to look like in ten years. The girl at the end has had WAY to much caffeine…

  15. kjwairsofton 02 Feb 2009 at 5:38 pm

    damn he has a big …
    he has a big fro

  16. superfry21on 02 Feb 2009 at 5:38 pm

    You people are …
    You people are always brilliant! 😀

  17. Chumkilon 02 Feb 2009 at 5:38 pm

    What? First you …
    What? First you need to clarify for yourself the meaning of the word Theory. In science it does not mean what you think it means.

    Second, you will want to google the following: “Scanning Tunneling Microscopy” and you will see that we have in fact, seen atoms.

    If you don’t understand why we can’t see atoms with normal light, then you need to study electromagnetism.

    This has been your science public service announcement for the day.

  18. KitsuneCityon 02 Feb 2009 at 5:38 pm

    Wow, that was a …
    Wow, that was a fascinating video! Tea sure can be more complicated than one would think. Great video, as always.

  19. grantfaithon 02 Feb 2009 at 5:38 pm

    first, dam i like …
    first, dam i like his hair and second chemistry is all a theory, no one has every seen a atom

  20. ScientificAFROon 02 Feb 2009 at 5:38 pm

    HE IS MY BF.
    back …

    HE IS MY BF.
    back of (;

  21. 33hegemonon 02 Feb 2009 at 5:38 pm

    you must utilise …
    you must utilise the power of your spectacular hairstyle and bring peace to the world!

  22. wildwolf111on 02 Feb 2009 at 5:38 pm

    Happy Chinese new …
    Happy Chinese new year! ??????????????

  23. 0Sebek0on 02 Feb 2009 at 5:38 pm

    that really …
    that really inspired me to be a chemyst, I realy admire that knowledge, the investigation they do,…it gets me thinking…

  24. boomminimanboomon 02 Feb 2009 at 5:38 pm

    dude omg sir your …
    dude omg sir your hair is amazing

  25. 0501701on 02 Feb 2009 at 5:38 pm

    happy chinese new …
    happy chinese new year to you at the university too!

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