Answers to Chemistry Questions

Answers to questions about chemistry, matter, gases, fuels, green chemistry, nanotechnology...

28 September 2021

Does ethnobotany have the solution to antibiotic resistant superbugs?

27 July 2021

Curious whiffs of methane are emanating from Mars: did life make them?

29 June 2021

And how does it make water more pure?

29 June 2021

What force makes duct tape stick to a wall?

20 October 2020

Which is better for your health, hard or soft?

28 July 2020

How many of these questions will you get right? They'll certainly produce a reaction...

07 July 2020

What magic do coffee granules possess that's absent in packet soup?

23 June 2020

How do atoms keep themselves together?

23 June 2020

What separates the sulphurs from the sulphates?

07 April 2020

Or is the idea all smoke and mirrors?

25 February 2020

Will it sterilise the sponge?

07 January 2020

And if so, is it growing or shrinking?

05 November 2019

What powers the light and how long can they keep it up?

17 September 2019

When you add pasta or rice to boiling water, why does it suddenly boil over?

30 July 2019

Listener Manik wanted to know how you can tell whether a painting is of a sunset or a sunrise...

18 June 2019

Ljiljana Funk answers our final question of the show.

18 June 2019

Let's blow the lid off this Q&A!

18 June 2019

It's a word you hear a lot, but what does it actually involved?

07 May 2019

Kit Chapman sniffs out an answer to this chemical query...

07 May 2019

Kit Chapman from Chemistry World took on this chemical query from listener David.