This post represents a public expression of some brainstorming I've been doing lately regarding how to determine what it truly means to have a "fully stocked" lab, and what the minimum array of chemicals that must be bought so that virtually any organic chemistry that can be carried out in an amateur lab will become … Continue reading Essential Chemicals for the Organic Lab
The flurry of lab activity that I've had the last few weeks since I started this blog was due to being home for the holidays. I had more time than I'd had in months to work on my home chemistry projects. Even so, there was far more to do than I had time for, so … Continue reading Back to School
Currently I have a few big projects that I'm working on concurrently that all of my lab time is contributing to in one way or another. I thought it would be good to set down an outline of what these are. Tetraphenylmethane total synthesis My main interest is organic synthesis, and being fairly new to … Continue reading An Overview of my Long Term Projects
As you can see, I now have a blog! I had been debating a lot about whether or not to continue my YouTube channel. On one hand, I enjoy sharing my experiments with others, and I like getting public feedback. On the other hand, I realized that I hate editing videos, and if you've seen my videos, you'll … Continue reading Hello!