The Chemistry Mentalist

Chances are, you’re not like me: you cringe when someone says the word “chemistry.” Your memory of it vaguely harkens back to an undergrad class whose knowledge you flushed once you finished the final. That’s okay — my goal for this series is to change that paradigm, make it understandable to all, and provide some entertainment.

Give me a second, and the title will make sense, I promise.

With the confusion of atomic weights finally put to rest, chemists could now bitch and complain about other facets of the discipline. One of the biggest controversies at the time…