Chemistry Archive

John Galbraith, Marist College – Chemical Bonding

Our understanding of chemical bonding might need an update. John Galbraith, associate professor of chemistry at

Mary Carroll, Union College – Aerogels

On Union College Week:  How do we make buildings more energy-efficient? Mary Carroll, professor of chemistry,

Steven Hughes, Roanoke College – Improving LED Technology

On Roanoke College Week: LED bulbs reduce energy consumption; but can they get better? Steven Hughes,

Cindy Strong, Cornell College – Pottery and Chemistry

Can chemistry help us better understand the past? Cindy Strong, professor of chemistry at Cornell College,

Joshua Schrier, Haverford College – Dark Reactions

Hiding your failures is common, but may not beneficial if you’re a scientist. Joshua Schrier, associate

Daina Harvey, College of the Holy Cross – Beer and the Environment

The environment plays a huge part in wine-making – what about beer? Daina Harvey, assistant professor

Michelle O’Malley, University of California Santa Barbara – Biofuels

Is there a biofuel alternative on the way? Michelle O’Malley, assistant professor of chemical engineering at

Nicholas Leadbeater, University of Connecticut – Laughing Gas and Whipped Cream

Laughing gas is used for more than laughing. Nicholas Leadbeater, associate professor of chemistry at the

Nicholas Leadbeater, University of Connecticut – Laughing Gas

Is laughing gas a bad thing? Nicholas Leadbeater, associate professor of chemistry at the University of

Trevor Douglas, Indiana University – Hydrogen Biofuel

Driving has continued to be a source of pollution. Trevor Douglas, professor of chemistry at Indiana