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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...

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...

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....

Discovering all kinds of things!

Discovering all kinds of things!

I am now two weeks in to my Fellowship at The Chemical Heritage Foundation in Philadelphia, PA, and it has already been an amazing experience. Being...

AIP Science Communication prize

AIP Science Communication prize

This week I received the final part my prize for the AIP Science Communication Award. The Windsor chair is rather splendid, I think. The plaque...

AIP Award in San Diego

It took me a week to get over the jet-lag before I got around to posting this, but last Monday I was honored to receive the American Institute of...

Book Awarded

Book Awarded

I had some amazing news confirmed yesterday. The book that I wrote back in 2011, and that has already won the 2011 School Library Association of the...