computers and chemistry

Simulating molecular assemblies in the classroom

It seems Concordia Consotrium with the support of Google.org came out some new simulations using the Molecular Workbench tool to illustrate intermolecular interactions. For example take a look at these systems: Warming up and cooling down we can see how the molecular liquids start evaporating, while ionic ones stay condensed. Do you want to explain the advantages(…)

ChemCam on Mars

Chemistry conquered Mars again! After the Mossbauer spectrometers of Pathfinder and co., the first results from ChemCam of Curiosity has arrived: http://curiositywatch.com/first-results-from-chemcam-spectometer/ Yeah! And we found a bunch of rocks! Surprising….