Orbitals: Chemistry Podcast
Ep.11: Sabotaging the Nazi Atomic Bomb: Chat with Author Sam Kean | Orbitals 301
This week we chat with DC-based author Sam Kean about his most recent work: The Bastard Brigade, a book about a group of scientists and military commanders during World War II who were trying to stop the Nazis from creating an atomic bomb. In this episode, get ready to hear about some eccentric characters, sabotage, and--of course--chemistry.
Ep.10: Parasite Seeking Host: The Nose Knows | Orbitals 206
Ep.9: Body Farms: What Can We Learn From a Decomposing Corpse? | Orbitals 205
Ep. 8: Thalidomide: The life-saving drug that caused a pharmaceutical nightmare
Ep. 7: Amphetamines: From troubled past to present
Ep. 6: Antibiotics - It's Complicated
Ep. 5: We Filled Up the Periodic Table, Now What?
Ep. 4: A Morning with Dr. Frances Arnold
Ep 3: How do We Get Back from Mars?
Ep 2: The Curious Tale of Pine Mouth Syndrome
Ep 1: Do Drugs Actually Expire?