Chemistry can be fun too! This page has some distractions and fun yet educational chemistry information. Find a fiction title to read during your break, or look at some interesting photography or graphics. Enjoy!
Distillations podcast from the Chemical Heritage Foundation - short monthly podcasts on a science topic.
Babes of Science podcast - short podcasts on women in science. Not all chemistry related, but all tell about a woman scientist we may not know about.
Science Friday podcast from PRI (Public Radio International) has a variety of science stories each week and frequently includes chemistry topics.
The Chemistry of Beer - a fun infographic from Reaxys and Elsevier
The Secrets Behind Chocolate - another infographic from Reaxys and Elsevier
The Chemistry of Summer: Bird Migration - another infographic from Reaxys and Elsevier
The Chemical Wizardry of J.K. Rowling - A fun column describing the chemical reactions in the Muggle world that could create some of the potions and charms from the Harry Potter books.
Periodic Table of Chemical Fiction - An attempt at finding works of chemistry-related fiction that map to elements of the periodic table.
The Periodic Table of Science Fiction - Short vignettes related to the elements, written by author Michael Swanwick.
A Bibliography of Science-related Science Fiction - Older bibliography from 1999 of science-related works of science fiction, compiled by author Connie Willis.
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