Category: ‘Chemiosities’

  • 29/05/2013

    Summer is nearly here: Time for sun lotions (and their chemistry!)

    I love Spring: sun shines, birds sing, flowers blossom, everything is surrounded by colourful landscapes… and summer is round the corner (although it seems that corner is far away!).

    Perfect timing for this post: The chemistry of sun lotions. (more…)

  • 03/04/2013

    Onions’ tears

    No doubt that onions give a special touch to your cooking and it is worth crying for it. However, here I have some tricks that will help you cut onions without shedding many tears and will explain the science that exists in the onion’s tears. (more…)

  • 22/03/2013

    World Water Day: The Chemistry of Water

    Today, March 22nd, is the World Water Day. Here you have our tribute to water: The Chemistry of Water.

    Water is the most abundant molecule on Earth. In fact, 70% of the Earth’s surface is water.
    However, did you know that water is a very simple and complicated molecule at once? Did you know that thanks to water’s ‘peculiar’ properties there is life on Earth? (more…)

  • 26/02/2013

    Why do Pop Rocks explode?

    The tiny explosions’ explanation (more…)

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