Did you know that 2019 is the International Year of the Periodic Table? We chemists in the Center for Sustainable
Have you ever made lightning in a pickle? I have. It involves putting two iron nails in a pickle and
Two years ago, I wrote a blog post called Two Ways to Make Nanoparticles, describing the difference between top-down and bottom-up methods for making nanoparticles. In
A couple of weeks ago I was fortunate enough to go the Hanse Institute for Advanced Study (“HWK”) in Delmenhorst,
Last month, I was featured on The Academic Minute, a segment produced by radio station WAMC in the northeastern US.
Science and engineering topics appear in many movies – think of the gadgets in the James Bond series. Star Trek,
In Marco’s previous post, you can read how making nanoparticles is like baking – different proportions of ingredients and different
Everything is made of atoms. Usually these atoms are strongly connected to one another, in an amazing variety of configurations.
What inspires people to do science? Perhaps you, Dear Reader, are interested in understanding how the physical world works. Maybe