Organic Live

Sep 30, 2021

5 min read

3 Ways Electrons are like Layers of an Onion

Explaining chemical bonding is hard — onions make it easier

I’m not going to lie, I hardcore struggled with a segue into the topics we’re about to cover.

I struggled because I wanted to frame the importance of what we’re about to dig into without immediately alienating 98.4% of readers. We’re very much nearing the end of the journey of the history of chemistry (because we’re coming very close to the modern understanding of the atom), and this discussion could get weird, annoying…