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Why Chemistry Matters

In this compilation of short, educational videos called "Chemistry Matters", 16 Nobel Laureates discuss new frontiers in their field and explore what life as a chemist entails. They also describe the beauty inherent in chemistry and recall the eureka moments when they discovered 'a little of nature's logic'.


Laboratory

Chemistry Matters: Beyond the Textbook

Learn about chemistry's many facets and why would one claim that chemistry is the 'queen of all sciences'.

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8 min.

Laboratory

Chemistry Matters: The Life of a Chemist

Explore how Nobel Laureates compare their own research to the adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

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7 min.

Chemistry

Chemistry Matters: Beauty

From molecules to equations to experiments, learn how and why chemistry is beautiful.

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7 min.

Laboratory

Chemistry Matters: Eureka!

Discover how groundbreaking discoveries are both thrilling and lonely.

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8 min.

 

The videos are supported by the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation Special Grant Program in the Chemical Sciences.

 

First published 27 January 2011
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