Drag queen stories: the periodic table

Yesterday, 7th of February, was the Periodic Table Day. You didn't think I had forgotten, did you? You know I love talking about this wonder of chemical systematisation. But this time it is Lana Vuli who does, with an adaptation of my 12-y/o ramblings. Lana, drag queen scientist since January 2017, lets you know how … Continue reading Drag queen stories: the periodic table

‘A Little History of the World’

GOMBRICH, Ernst H. A Little History of the World. 1936 [Original title: Eine kurze Weltgeschichte für junge Leser. Translation by Caroline Mustfill] ‘Imagine the full story of human habitation on our planet being told in such flowing prose that you want to read it out loud.’ I beg to differ. Gombrich did write a book … Continue reading ‘A Little History of the World’