It’s now a friday, so in the spirit of giving, I’d thought I’d suggest four sites you hardworking grad students
… yeah right, you got your plans set for friday night yet? …
or nose-to the grindstone professional chemists
.. how professional can you be with internet access at work? …
could browse with a somewhat clean conscience.
You should know about this one already, and if you don’t, prepare to lose a half hour. Think of it as the C&E News water-cooler.
- Dupont Phosgene Death
- The Infinitely Active Impurity
- Boiling in Space: What Happens in the Absence of Gravity?
Seriously … go there now, I’ll wait.
A stackoverflow site for chemists, which means NOTHING to non-computer geeks. You need to just experience it, trust me, you’ll like it if you try it. That’s what she said … or I suppose, he said.
- Most-widely used, but rarely-cited papers?
- What’s Your Favorite Chemistry Cartoon?
- Things You Won’t Work With?
( will open your iTunes app )
Several videocasts of chemistry courses from MIT. Obviously it’s … you know … a class, but some of them are surprisingly engaging. I’ve been watching 5.60 – Thermo. & Kinetics, cuz kinetics rock … sucks to anal.
An ongoing review of the various chemistry databases we all stumble across, but in a nice little list. You’ll find something to interest you.