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Oct 05

The Secret Science of Superheroes — the origin story


Tweet Follow @mark_lorch Remember that League of Extraordinary Scientists? You know, the one’s that wrote a book about superheroes in a weekend. Well their Herculean efforts have come to fruition. The Secret Science of Superheroes (published by the Royal Society of Chemistry) is out now and this is what it is where it came from … …

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Jul 12

Twitter Brain’s Chemistry Novel (and other book) recommendations


I’ve been looking for an easy to read book (fiction or non-fiction) to send out to chemistry students before they arrive at Uni. The plan is to have all our first years read the same book before they arrive. With any luck it will give them something to chat about and give our first few …

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Sep 23

The Wonderful Life of Elements


The Wonderful Life of Elements may just be the most beautiful chemistry book I’ve read in, well, ever. For anyone with even a sniff of an interest in chemistry Bunpei Yorifuji has created a book of pure joy. And for those who have only ever held a chemistry text  by accident this book may just grab …

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