Here is a podcast I did for The Economist on September 12, 2012. We discuss the domain host Go Daddy and its outage, a new less sensitive but more powerful explosive material, and Apple’s new iPhone
Here is a podcast I did for The Economist on August 29, 2012. We discuss attempts by the Indian government to block social networking and text messaging, a new motor-racing series for electric cars and the legacy of Neil Armstrong.
Here is a podcast I did for The Economist on August 22, 2012. We discuss interplanetary networking, gas-guzzling paint and new approaches to web publishing and social media.
Chloroform is a simple molecule. It was discovered by three researchers from different countries, all independently, in around 1831. Only one of those three was a chemist. Why then would a pharmacist and a medical doctor be involved in seeking new chemical entities?
Chemistry in its elements: Chloroform, Chemistry World, 27 July 2011
Tetrahydrocannabinol is the psychoactive substance in cannabis which is also known as weed, marijuana, ganja, hash, pot, mary jane or the various other names that people have given it. If you don’t get a chance to legally try marijuana, listening to the podcast might be the closest you could get to that experience.
Chemistry in its elements: Tetrahydrocannabinol, Chemistry World, 8 December 2010