Hrm. I guess it depends on what type of "useful home chemistry" we're talking about.
Are we talking cleaning-with-baking-soda-and-vingegar level? Foods that change color vs. different pHs? Flavor chemistry? Ferrofluid? Tie-dye? Fluorescent uranium glass?
My first instinct was to just answer google / duckduckgo, because I generally start there, but probably being a specialist in the field makes it a lot easier to sort through results on a case by case basis...
@GIMcGrew Hoi! Hoi! Here! Here! :D
An aficionado but still! :D
Also check this thread for people who like chemistry ^,^
Also here ^,^!
@GIMcGrew hi! I'm a computer scientist rather than a chemist, but I work on DNA computing and use models of nucleic acid thermodynamics to do ... weird stuff, like image search using molecules.
@GIMcGrew finished MChem three years ago, did a year in distilled spirits (largely SPME analysis of flavour.) I'm in contact with several friends finishing PhDs now. I'm interested still, but a bit out of touch.
@GIMcGrew Good question. They are not going to be the first to move from Twitter. But I'm sure they will eventually.
Research: phys chem, nanomaterials, and systems.
Teaching: Gen chem, explosives, quantum mechanics/spectroscopy, and communications.
@GIMcGrew My PhD was in molecular astrophysics. I'm currently a postdoc working on photocatalytic sequestration of carbon dioxide.
Technically, I'm a molecular physicist, but I spend enough time thinking about chemistry that I'm pretty sure it still counts.
Edit – Oh wait, I see a different me has already replied to this thread.
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