Other Chemistry Quotes and Humour:
The Popularity of TV Science Shows
(from Britannica Science Year Book 1997)
"Remember, if you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate!"
Chemists are a strange class of mortals, impelled by an almost maniacal
impulse to seek their pleasures amongst smoke and vapour, soot and flames,
poisons and poverty, yet amongst all these evils I seem to live so sweetly
that I would rather die than change places with the King of Persia."
-- Johann Joachim Becher, Physica subterranea (1667)
My name is Bond, Ionic Bond:
Taken, not shared!
Chemistry is the bridge between the
perceived world of substances and the imagined world of atoms.
“Not all chemicals are bad. Without chemicals such as hydrogen and oxygen, for example, there would be no way to make water, a vital ingredient in beer.”
The best things in life are free: the chemistry of love and the love of chemistry.
The product of the electron’s radius and mass are inversely proportional to that of the neutron !