Four important dates mark the calendar from the 15th to the 20th of November. They are days of science and pride, which merge into a joint cause, as they should. The 15th of November if the feast of Saint Albert the Great, patron saint of scientists. Paradoxal as it is, people who devote their life … Continue reading A week of pride in science
Today, 5th of July, is LGBT in STEM day (STEM meaning science, technology, engineering and mathematics). A good way to celebrate is watching a video by doctor Lana Vuli, the science queen. In this video, Lana adapts my post about the real neutral pH with an LGBT twist. The tag on your shower gel might … Continue reading LGBT+, science, acids and bases
There are milions of chemical compounds and each one has its name. But some have more than one or more than two. An example of this is the well-known TNT. Although nowadays there is a system to name compounds according to specific rules, in the past their names were chosen quite randomly. The names that … Continue reading The multiple names of TNT
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
Last 1st of March Scientists Dating Forum (SciDF) offered one of their less frequent but super enjoyable fun social events. This SciDF4Fun, as they call it, was a chance for scientists and friends to network while having fun. This event was a bit of me, myself and I since I was part of the organisation … Continue reading ‘After-lab with Science Comedy’
There are ways of contributing to science other than becoming a researcher or editing chemistry dictionaries. Today we’ll learn about a group of people who know this very well. Scientists Dating Forum (SciDF) is not a dating app for nerds. SciDF is an association with a team of motivated young professionals from the scientific, communication and … Continue reading Have you heard of Scientists Dating Forum?