Thursday, May 31, 2007

Top 5 chemist transportation modes

1) Robert Burns Woodward in a sedan chair carried by his students while smoking.

2) Otto Hahn at the back of a truck going to the frontline of WWI while playing guitar.

3) Linus Pauling, inspired by Hahn to travel at the back of a vehicle.

4) Marie Curie driving a mobile radiography unit (Petit Curie) to the frontlines of WWI.

5) Irène Joliot-Curie traveling in the cargo hold of a 'Petit Curie' while her mother is driving.

Monday, May 28, 2007

Liebig gallery

We received an email yesterday. It was Justus, complaining that his friend had a gallery on this blog and he did not. We had to promise to honour him as well, otherwise he would haunt us for the rest of our pathetic lives.

So here it is.