The Nano Lectures: William Lipscomb

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The Nano-Lectures: William Lipscomb


 

William Lipscomb, 1979 Nobel Laureate in chemistry.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOPIC: CHEMISTRY

Complete technical description in TWENTY-FOUR (24) SECONDS: According to Tom Lehrer: Hydrogen, lithium boron, carbon, sodium, magnesium, oxygen, aluminum, silicon, phosphorus, sodium, chlorine, argon, potassium, calcium, scandium, scandium, titanium, vanadium, chromium, manganese, iron, cobalt, nickel, copper, zinc, gallium, germanium, arsenic, selenium, bromine, krypton, rubidium, strontium, yttrium —

Clear summary that anyone can understand, in SEVEN (7) WORDS:
Zirconium, niobium, molybdenum, technetium, rubidium —
Oh.
Oh.
Oh. This is courtesy of Sherlock Holmes:
What is chemistry? Elementary, my dear Watson.

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