Celebrating twenty years
They say bright students today don't read chemistry at university because it is seen as a 'hard' subject. And there are fears over job prospects
I suppose you know that Margaret Thatcher started out as a chemist
It used to be held that the cure for writer's block was to gaze fixedly at a blank sheet of paper until beads of blood formed on your forehead
I sometimes wonder if Heisenberg wasn't a nutritionist rather than a physicist, because in terms of uncertainty, nutrition science currently takes the biscuit
Here's a hypothetical liberal arts chemistry exam question
Many a beautiful theory has been slain by an ugly fact
Wot no thermodynamics?
United we stand
I never cease to marvel at the number of eminent people in virtually every walk of life who started out as chemists.
Physicists are lucky in that many of the fundamental principles of their subject have application in everyday life.
It is part of Hollywood folklore that somebody was once raving to Ginger Rogers about what an amazing dancer her screen partner Fred Astaire was.
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