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Chai and Why? The Science of Fireworks
Arnab Bhattacharya | added on Sep 14, 2011 | India
Celebrate Diwali with the TIFR Outreach team in our two-part Chai and Why?series this October! From the simple diya to the precisely calibrated assembly of chemicals that go in to produce the spectacular effects in fireworks, we look at the science behind the festival of light.
Lois Ngope | added on Sep 13, 2011 | Botswana
In conjuction with the University of Botswana Chemistry department, the ministry of Education is organising chemistry fair days around the country. Lecturers from the university are touring the nation taking chemistry to students and teachers in primary and secondary schools.
IYC Celbration in Dibru College
Zenith Buragohain | added on Sep 12, 2011 | India
A daylong celebration of international year of chemistry on 24th September in Dibru college; celebration consists of painting competition, quiz competition and a popular talk.
Bridget Mccourt | added on Sep 09, 2011 | United States
Employee volunteers from the sponsoring companies will network with high school students during the National Chemistry Week celebration at the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Students will have the opportunity to learn about the exciting careers chemistry has to offer.
Awareness regarding use of alternative and better fuels
Shrivallabh Kamat | added on Sep 08, 2011 | India
Presentations to bring about awareness regarding use of ethanol and dimethyl ether as alternative and better fuels in place of gasoline and diesel respectively which will help to reduce pollution, greenhouse gases and ever increasing petrol prices.