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The theory was sound, but litmus-inspired baby clothes just didn’t catch on
Hot water sometimes freezes faster than cold. The reason still isn’t entirely clear
Perhaps the island of stability lives among the stars instead of at the bottom of the periodic table
Nobel’s name was made in explosives, but what about the chemistry behind them?
Is the comparison between chemistry and cooking really an insult?
The unique properties of element six mean it has a variety of uses
Taking a look behind the periodic table at the stories of discovery
As glassblowing declines, chemistry cannot fail to be affected
Hydrogen balloons have fallen out of favour, except in chemistry demonstrations
Sometimes great chemistry results from unexpected findings
A large explosion could have added an extra verse to the folk tune
Do the devices just heat cups of tea or is there more to their use in chemistry?
Heavy elements are one thing, but it is lighter uranium that is the worry
How automatic structure elucidation could lead to more creative chemists
Christmas carol author explored chemistry in fact and fiction
Could the chemical world still be holding out on us?
Today you’ll find Lise Meitner celebrated in the periodic table
Years as a practical chemist can come in useful when trying to unjam a dram
The secret tricks needed to coax out crystals hark back to our alchemical past
The Olympic site in London has a deep chemical heritage, and it should be built upon
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