Nowadays, Bunsen burners are an everyday laboratory device, but this wasn't always the case. Tune in and learn more about the fascinating life of Robert Bunsen and the Bunsen burner in this episode of Hidden Genius.
Despite being the namesake of one of the most commonly used laboratory devices in the world, Robert Bunsen's burner was just a mere idea at first. While Bunsen is responsible for a number of different scientific breakthroughs, this genius is most well known for his idea, the bunsen burner.
Stuff of Genius tells the story behind everyday inventions. From the bikini to super wheat and everything in between, viewers will learn the stories of unsung inventor heroes and their trials, tribulations and successes.