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Mercury(II) Thiocyanate decomposition might just be one of the weirdest chemical reactions you can see on YouTube (and there’s A LOT of weird stuff on YouTube.) Though there’s a perfect scientific explanation for this chemical reaction, which is also known as the Pharaoh’s serpent, it might remind you of a portal scene from Stranger Things. Yaiks!

How To Open A Portal (Or Mercury(II) Thiocyanate Decomposition)

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Mercury(II) Thiocyanate decomposition might just be one of the weirdest chemical reactions you can see on YouTube (and there’s A LOT of weird stuff on YouTube.) Though there’s a perfect scientific explanation for this chemical reaction, which is also known as the Pharaoh’s serpent, it might remind you of a portal scene from Stranger Things. Yaiks!