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Can you make your own Game of Thrones sword using chemistry?

American Chemical Society

WASHINGTON, April 6, 2015 -- The fantasy epic Game of Thrones is back this Sunday night, and it is sure to be chock full of intrigue, indiscretions and, of course, swords. The most sought-after blades in Westeros are made from Valyrian steel, forged using ancient magic. But could you make your own Valyrian steel sword using real-life chemistry? Reactions collaborated with cosplaying chemistry fanatic and material scientist Ryan Consell to see if we could blend metallurgy with Westerosi magic. Check out the video here: https://youtu.be/cHRcGoje4j4.

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