Chemistry Blog

Boyie

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Date registered: January 12, 2009

Latest posts

  1. Out and about — November 24, 2009
  2. The Periodic Table Song! Memorize them all and win the Nobel Prize! — September 16, 2009
  3. Like Natalie Imbruglia’s One Hit Wonder, I’m Torn — September 1, 2009
  4. Adopt a Chemist — April 2, 2009
  5. Why is science important? — March 11, 2009

Most commented posts

  1. Chemical Edutainment and Undergrad Labs — 21 comments
  2. Out and about — 14 comments
  3. Porn at the NSF? — 9 comments
  4. I’m dumb, but it’s okay! — 8 comments
  5. Why is science important? — 8 comments

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Nov 24

Out and about


So let me tell you all of a story. Back in undergrad, there was someone who was in the closet as a chemist. There was no one else he could really look up to as there weren’t many out and about chemists,even though he went to a very liberal school. He tried to remain in …

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Sep 16

The Periodic Table Song! Memorize them all and win the Nobel Prize!


There was a post on another blog that talked about the elements. It seems the same thing is going on in Japan. There’s an anime called Element Hunters where a bunch of kids have to find the various elements for some reason. I really havent watched beyond the first episode, but it’s actually quite amusing …

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Sep 01

Like Natalie Imbruglia’s One Hit Wonder, I’m Torn


So it’s been a while since my last entry, but grad school has eaten me up. But over the past several months, I have been getting seduced by the Dark Side of the Force. No, I’m not talking about industry, I’m talking about another entity entirely.. the world of intellectual property law. OMGWTFBBQ? That’s probably …

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Apr 02

Adopt a Chemist


In the spirit of Web 2.0 I’ve been inspired by the SPS (Sigma Pi Sigma) Adopt a Physicist. I was wanting to do something like this except for chemists, so I’m looking for chemists who wouldnt mind being ‘adopted’ by local high school chemistry classrooms so that they can ask questions about careers, chemistry, etc. …

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Mar 11

Why is science important?


A new movie was recently made answering the question, “Why is science important?” http://whyscience.co.uk/ This is a really short post since I’m currently jetlagged, but this movie is..well, it’s definitely a must-see. My only gripe is that they ignore chemistry and go more around biology and physics. So, my question to the readers of the …

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Mar 01

The Nano Song – Chemical Edutainment Done Right


So ACS has the Nanotation contest right now trying to find the most entertaining way to explain the concept of Nano. These people from Berkeley have done an amazing job*, so Mitch, I want you to hook up a brotha (me) with these people. I showed it to my niece and she memorized the song …

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