Category Archives: Chemistry

Shuttle Columbia, 10 years later

One of my first posts on this blog was in recognition of the heroic sacrifices made by the Apollo 1, Challenger, and Columbia crews, as well as a handful of other astronauts who were killed in training missions.  Today marks … Continue reading

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Polymerisation of Hydrogen and Helium

How cool does that sound? It turns out that may just be what’s happening in the middle of White Dwarf stars, based on emission spectra.  Why is that so crazy?  I’m glad you asked.  Well you just can’t make polymer-like … Continue reading

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