Common perception of the periodic table is that everybody in the world who has seen one is overwhelmed by it.
I don’t know if that’s true or not. I never really paid attention to it until I became a Chemistry major. Continue reading
I’m reading “The Poisoner’s Handbook” by Deborah Blum. During a chapter on carbon monoxide, she explains an experiment Alexander Gettler designed to test if humans can somehow absorb carbon monoxide after death (keep in mind that this was in 1924-25). Continue reading
I was reading a paper in preparation for summer research. The paper evaluates two fragmentation methods (FMO and SMF) against ab initio results, and I’m learning a lot about fragmentation methods. However, one particular section stood out (and not without reason) Continue reading
This is an adventure.
My life took a standstill for the year after I completed my undergraduate chemistry degree at Ithaca College, and I am now itching to get back into the swing of education in graduate school. Continue reading