Monthly Archives: April 2013

Anschütz’s manometer

Several years ago Alfred Bader, the founder of the Aldrich Chemical Company, who is also known for his interest in Dutch painting introduced me to the name of Richard Anschütz, a late 19th century organic chemist who was August Kékulé’s … Continue reading

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Cheltenham Science Festival 2013 – Programme now out

The programme for Cheltenham SciFest is out at last and it looks absolutely fantastic with, as usual, a mix of provocative, wacky, thought-provoking, and downright silly events to tickle the minds of old and young. Check out the “What’s On … Continue reading

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