Friday, December 4, 2015

FACT OFF: The Periodic Table

Sam, Katie, and Chad play a new game - FACT OFF. Each person comes prepared with 10 facts (in this case about the periodic table). Then, we take turns naming a fact. No two players can state the same fact. Last person to state a fact wins. 

This was a fun podcast to record! Please let us know which facts we left off.

Monday, October 12, 2015

Cute little Neutrinos: The 2015 Nobel Prizes

New podcast episode!!

In this episode:
  • Sam, Chad, and Dorea discuss the 2015 Nobel Prizes
  • Which particle is the cutest particle? Which one is the most angry?
  • Does the 2015 Nobel prize in Medicine legitimize alternative medicine?
Listen below, on iTunes, or with your podcast app of choice.

Monday, August 31, 2015

Rethinking Chemophobia

Chemophobia has been continuous theme on this blog. This podcast episode is no exception. Chad recently sat down with Chemjobber and Paulette, two of the most awesome chemists on Twitter, to talk about chemophobia and the recent #chemperceptions study by the RSC.

Check it out!

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Friday, July 10, 2015

Podcast: Our Favorite Chemical Reactions

It's been a while, but we're back with a new podcast!!

In this episode we talk about our favorite chemical reactions.


Monday, April 20, 2015

Chemistry jobs with...Chemjobber

New podcast!

Sam and Chad talk with chemistry blogger "Chemjobber" about the chemistry job market.

We also discuss some feedback from the creator of Palcohol, Mark Phillips and give a shout out to our wonderful patrons.

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Oxidation States (with Guest host Frank!)

New Podcast!!

We talk about a new(ish) paper in Nature showing a compound with an oxidation state of +9! Don't know why you should care? Don't worry, we talk about that too.


Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Palcohol: The Powdered Alcohol

Sam, Chad, and Dorea talk about Palcohol, a powdered alcohol, and the chemical compound behind the powdered magic.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Unboiling an Egg...sort of

New podcast day!!!

In this podcast Sam, Dorea, and Chad talk about a new paper out that shows a method for unboiling an egg. But is that really what it's all about?


Show notes:

Reddit AMA with the author

Link to the paper

Monday, January 5, 2015

Our Favorite Chemicals!

New Podcast!!

 In this episode Sam, Dorea, and Chad discuss their favorite chemicals and what makes them awesome!