The Nottingham Periodic Table

First posted on FB 08/03/2019 2019 is the International Year of the Periodic Table – 150 years since the publication of Mendeleev’s Periodic Table. The School of Chemistry is inviting suggestions for a Nottingham Periodic Table, where the usual element symbols stand for something or someone related to Nottingham. I have suggested S for ShawContinue reading “The Nottingham Periodic Table”

Now available for pre-order

First posted on FB 12/02/2019 Today marks the 121st anniversary of the birth of Brian Duncan Shaw. He grew up to become a chemistry lecturer, an explosives expert, a distinguished soldier and prisoner of war, the best shot in the Territorial Army, and star of stage and screen. As the author of his biography, IContinue reading “Now available for pre-order”