My favorite element

My favorite element

When one does my job(s), and one writes the kind of stuff that I write, the question of what my favorite element might be comes up a lot – quite a lot in fact. Actually I don’t think that the question is one that I would have ever give any thought to were...
A Book List for Chemistry Teachers

A Book List for Chemistry Teachers

Here’s a book list for chemistry teachers inspired by Lowell Thomson, the globetrotting chemistry educator, as he throws down a challenge. Actually his question is timely, as this topic has been on my mind a lot recently. It stems from my summer reading at CHF,...
A note from Noah

A note from Noah

Some of my favorite emails are the ones that I get from ‘fans’ of my books. Most of these fans are very young, and they write charming emails. Here’s one that I recently received from Noah in Washington DC, with my replies to his questions. Dear...