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Sep 16

I’ll Have an Order of Water with Extra Neutrons Please

by Kenneth Hanson | Categories: fun | (30416 Views)

This week’s lab highlight: I received 1 gram of water in the mail. This delivery was exciting because it contained a tiny brown bottle of 97% 18O water that would allow me to perform an experiment to appease a reviewer. The excitement teetered into childlike glee once I saw the size of the box, made it through the Russian Nesting Doll packaging, and finally reached the gram of water inside.  Here’s a picture-book version of the experience:

1 comment

  1. Quintus

    Good luck. Hope the reviewer will be satisfied.

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