Lithium Metal Reacts Violently with Water (video) Cell Press Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption This video shows lithium metal reacting violently with water, but slowly and undetectably with water-in-salt electrolyte (WiSE). Credit Yang et al. Usage Restrictions Credit Required. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.