September 22nd, 2006

Okay, so in a desperate attempt to keep myself from falling into depression as a result of physical and organic chem, I’ve been reading stuff to remind myself about why I like chemistry.

I just found another reason. Apparently, there is a molecule named “Catherine,” (note the C!) and this is its structure:

catherine - the molecule

Plus, if you have the CHIME plugin installed, you can look at a 3D rendering, as well.

And if you just want to learn about other molecules with weird names:

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2 Responses to “I am a molecule! … No, really.”

Sarah Says:

Aww … no cool molecules named after me. *is sad*

Bobby Says:

Some very funky molecule names there … my favourite is DEAD.