chemistry http://tspr.org en Fun with Science and Star Trek http://tspr.org/post/fun-science-and-star-trek <p>“Fascinating” is a word often used by Spock, and he may well have used it again if he witnessed this year’s Science Demonstration Show at Western Illinois University. Fri, 06 Dec 2013 02:25:37 +0000 Rich Egger 44903 at http://tspr.org Fun with Science and Star Trek Emphasis - March 16 http://tspr.org/post/emphasis-march-16 <p>Rich Egger&#39;s guest is Western Illinois University chemistry professor Thottumkara K. &quot;TK&quot; Vinod. They talk about &quot;green&quot; chemistry.</p><p>Vinod said green chemistry is the practice of creating chemical products with the least amount of adverse impact on the environment.</p><p>&quot;By doing green chemistry, chemists are thinking of producing chemical products so that we don&#39;t have to deal with chemical waste at the end,&quot; Vinod said.</p> Fri, 16 Mar 2012 15:48:08 +0000 Rich Egger 11956 at http://tspr.org Emphasis - March 16