The Intersection of Chemistry and Fatherhood
Why being a dad-scientist is both a blessing and a curse
Since the beginning of time, children have asked their parents ridiculous questions for which parents, one way or another, have to come with an answer. The answers to “why is the sky blue?” and “when we close the doors to the car, how come we don’t run out of air?” usually result in comic book material not unlike Calvin’s dad from Calvin and Hobbes.
I haven’t ever found myself in the same boat as Calvin’s dad. Why? Well, because of a…