[Powderworks] Chemical Ali, man or myth?
Sat, 26 Apr 2003 01:23:01 -0600 (MDT)
Well I can't say so much about my procrastination abilities (though
I've certainly done more than I ought to have done this semester), I
can say this...in High School, I received a small scholarship for my
However, instead of studying Archeology, or Linguistics, or... the
sadist in me is taking care of the needs of the masochist in me, so I
studied computer engineering as an undergrad and now computer science
instead of chemistry.
}Some of us (chemists) are in fact so sensible, that we get the
}hell out of chemistry and study something more fun. Like
}>Beth the chemist would like to take this opportunity to formally
}>register a protest against the use of the word "chemical" as a
}>pejorative, on the grounds that it degrades her honorable profession.
}>We chemists are at enough of a social disadvantage without that. And
}>may I point out that most chemists are sensible enough to complete our
}>education while still young, so that we don't have to write papers at an
}>*ouch* Bruce, quit smacking me!