Daily Archives: November 22, 2008

Bizarre Measurements

Not all scientific measurements are particularly sensible. Or useful for that matter. Quite a number of them are, well, pretty useless… attoparsec (apc) A parsec is an astronomical measurement equal to a little over 30 triillion kilometres. An attoparsec is … Continue reading

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I has molecules!

You’d be easily forgiven for thinking that chemists like playing with molecular models because it’s fun (because let’s face it — it is fun!). It can sometimes be completely necessary though. In fact there are a lot of times when … Continue reading

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