Category Archives: The Internet

Science Memes

I was recently writing my statement of purpose and thought it might be a good idea to include a quote that might describe why I want to go to graduate school. Starting with something that someone else said seemed like … Continue reading

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Making Your Science Life Public

I have recently been wondering whether blogging about science is seen as a good or bad thing in grad school (and in the business world). I try to publish articles that I not only wouldn’t mind a potential adviser or … Continue reading

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Videos about science: FROM THE KID’S SECTION

This is the second of a series of posts on science videos on the internet. In this one I am going to share my favorite from a series of videos by They Might Be Giants as a follow up to … Continue reading

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Applying to Grad School: Looking for Schools

So, I am going to be applying to grad school this fall for Chemistry! I have picked out a bunch of schools that I want to apply to (9 total!) and might be whittling the list down a bit. Each … Continue reading

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94 Elements plus a Periodic Table of Videos

Nobel laureate Robert Richardson, professor of physics at Cornell University, thinks that a helium balloon should cost about $100. Right now they cost $1 or more, but the helium inside is worth a lot more than that. Helium is also … Continue reading

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Videos about science: TAKE 1

This is the beginning of a series of posts on science videos on the internet. I hope they are enjoyable, easy to watch, and not something you’ve seen a thousand times already. First, I have to highlight some of the … Continue reading

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Mad Scientists 101

We have all seen that mad scientist in the movies, cartoons, and comic books.  The one with the giant Death Ray or laser… perhaps the one is that always in a lab coat and always seems to be a cross … Continue reading

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