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Markov’s assassination 40 years | Daily Telegraph

Markov’s assassination 40 years | Daily Telegraph | SACE and IB Chemistry at PAC | Scoop.it
AS Georgi Markov stood waiting at a bus stop near Waterloo Bridge in London on September 7, 1978, he felt a sudden stinging pain in the back of his thigh. He turned expecting to see someone who might apologise for poking him, but only saw a man hastily picking up a dropped umbrella, who then rushed across the road to jump into a taxi.
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Modern Chemistry Techniques Save Ancient Art

Modern Chemistry Techniques Save Ancient Art | SACE and IB Chemistry at PAC | Scoop.it
Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.
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Man Smashes Guinness World Record for Most Reaper Peppers Eaten in 60 Seconds

A New York man was breathing fire on Sunday after beating the Guinness world record for the most Carolina reaper chili peppers consumed in under 60 seconds.
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The radio telescopes exploring our universe | Careers

The radio telescopes exploring our universe | Careers | SACE and IB Chemistry at PAC | Scoop.it
How astrochemists are identifying molecules light-years away from Earth
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Getting to Know Ötzi Using Chemistry | Australasian Science Magazine

Getting to Know Ötzi Using Chemistry | Australasian Science Magazine | SACE and IB Chemistry at PAC | Scoop.it
While hiking in the southern Austrian mountains very close to northern Italy in October 1991, Erika and Helmut Simon stumbled across the top half of a human corpse protruding from glacial ice.
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What’s in a Logo?

What’s in a Logo? | SACE and IB Chemistry at PAC | Scoop.it
The Science History Institute tells the stories behind scientific developments, so it’s only fitting to tell the story of how the new logo was chosen. With rays emanating from a central circle, the logo draws on John Dalton’s early depiction of a hydrogen atom.
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Chemistry World Blog » Henry Moseley: the single most costly death of the war

Chemistry World Blog » Henry Moseley: the single most costly death of the war | SACE and IB Chemistry at PAC | Scoop.it
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Elements, compounds… and schemas –

Elements, compounds… and schemas – | SACE and IB Chemistry at PAC | Scoop.it
I'm thinking about elements and compounds at the moment. I'm also thinking about language, constructing schemas, knowledge organisers and dual coding after a brilliant #CogSciSci meeting yesterday. Pritesh Raichura showed us how he "drew out" the links between concepts and ideas behind a relatively straightforward mole equation. You can see some examples of some dual…
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In honor of his centennial, the Top 10 Feynman quotations

In honor of his centennial, the Top 10 Feynman quotations | SACE and IB Chemistry at PAC | Scoop.it
Nobel laureate Richard Feynman left many quotable observations on science and life.
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DNA of man who died in 1827 recreated from his living relatives

DNA of man who died in 1827 recreated from his living relatives | SACE and IB Chemistry at PAC | Scoop.it
The DNA of Hans Jonaton, an ex-slave who fled to Iceland in 1802, has been reconstructed using only the genes of his descendants
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Primo Levi’s If This is a Man at 70 | Books | The Guardian

Primo Levi’s If This is a Man at 70 | Books | The Guardian | SACE and IB Chemistry at PAC | Scoop.it
Ahead of a public reading, Philippe Sands explores the lessons of Levi’s humanity-filled holocaust memoir
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The Reunion - The Murder of Georgi Markov - BBC Sounds

The Reunion - The Murder of Georgi Markov - BBC Sounds | SACE and IB Chemistry at PAC | Scoop.it
Catch up on your favourite BBC radio show from your favourite DJ right here, whenever you like. Listen without limits with BBC Sounds.
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BBC piece about Loving Vincent, the world’s first fully painted feature film, - YouTube

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New Microscope Shows the Quantum World in Crazy Detail

New Microscope Shows the Quantum World in Crazy Detail | SACE and IB Chemistry at PAC | Scoop.it
The transmission electron microscope has a new bag of tricks, revealing the properties of materials at a much higher resolution than ever before.
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World Service - Discovery, Science Stories, Making Natural Products in the Lab

World Service - Discovery, Science Stories, Making Natural Products in the Lab | SACE and IB Chemistry at PAC | Scoop.it
How 19th century chemist Wohler made a natural product in the lab
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Why is milk white? The chemistry of milk

Why is milk white? The chemistry of milk | SACE and IB Chemistry at PAC | Scoop.it
Yesterday, June 1, was World Milk Day. If you're only learning this now and you're disappointed at missing the opportunity to celebrate your love of all things milk, good news: there's still time to learn about its chemistry! Chemistry can help
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Dunes on Pluto

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Planetary scientists think they’ve found wind-built ripples of methane ice on the king of the Kuiper Belt.
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Stephen Hawking's big ideas ... made simple - video animation | Science | The Guardian

Stephen Hawking's big ideas ... made simple - video animation | Science | The Guardian | SACE and IB Chemistry at PAC | Scoop.it
Learn about black holes, Hawking radiation, the big bang and creation of the universe in just two and a half minutes
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The most important photo ever taken?

The most important photo ever taken? | SACE and IB Chemistry at PAC | Scoop.it
The Wellcome Trust is digitising about a million images and documents charting the history of genetics. Among them is an X-ray photograph of DNA taken in 1952, cartoons, personal correspondence of Francis Crick, James Watson, Maurice Wilkins and Rosalind Franklin, who all played a part in discovering its structure.
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