And we're back for the second installment of our gas laws series - Charles' Law. If you need to refresh on the other gas laws in this series you can check out our post on Boyles' Law, Avogadros' Law, and the Ideal Gas Law. Let's review what a gas is: a gas a is a … Continue reading Charles’s Law: History and Work Problem
The two variables we're looking at today are pressure and volume, whose gas relationship was discovered during the Renaissance.
Born 22 June 1939 in the Guela quarter in Jerusalem, Ada Yonath is the oldest daughter of Hillel and Esther Livshitz. At that time, the area of Palestine was under British control. World War I left Palestine and other territories of the freshly defeated Ottoman Empire in limbo. The 1920 document issued by the League … Continue reading Profile: Ada E. Yonath
Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin (1910 - 1994) British chemist known for mapping the structure of insulin, Vitamin B12, and other notable biochemistry molecules.
Iréne Curie was born on September 12, 1897 in Paris, France to Marie and Pierre Curie. She was the oldest of two, her younger sister Eve being born in 1904. Iréne grew up to be a bright, smart, and quick young woman. Marie and Pierre would be awarded the 1903 Nobel prize in physics alongside Henri … Continue reading Profile: Iréne Joliot-Curie
Early Years: Maria Curie neé Sklodowska was born on November 7, 1867 in what is now known as Warsaw, Poland. The youngest of five, she excelled in school, and eventually went to seek out secondary education. Maria's parents were both educators. Unable to attend the mens only University of Warsaw, Sklodowska attended Warsaw's infamous … Continue reading Profile: Marie Sklodowska-Curie
Uma Chowdhry (Indian-American b. 1947): Uma Chowdhry was born in Mumbai, India, in 1947. She earned her Bachelors in physics from the Indian Institute of Science, Mumbai University before moving to the United States. Initially seeking to study nuclear physics, Chowdhry was soon hooked on chemistry thanks to her future husband Vinay Chowdhry. After graduating … Continue reading Profile: Uma Chowdhry
Marie Maynard Daly was born on April 16th, 1921 in Corona, Queens, New York City. She was the child of an immigrant father Irving C. Daily and Washington D.C. native, Helen Page. Ivan C. Daly worked day to day as a postal worker, but was incredibly passionate about chemistry. He immigrated to the U.S. to … Continue reading Profile: Marie Maynard Daly
HeychemTutor got a chance to sit down with esteemed professor and advocate Dr. James Nowick, who is currently based out of the University of California-Irvine. We sat down to discuss chemistry, LGBTQIA+ rights, and advocacy. This was a project Heychem set in celebration of June 2017 Pride month. ~~Interview Start~~ HeyChem: How did you first … Continue reading Interview with James Nowick- Researcher, Educator, Advocate (A Profile Piece)
(From June 4th, 2017) "The Scientific Queery: "The Scientific Queery When I mentioned I loved talking to the new faculty member A third year queer guy mentioned that the professor seems friendly to our kind And it seems like it shouldn’t be something needed to be said And yet I can count the number of … Continue reading June Pride STEM Stories- Hannah