When it comes to making a choice regarding the subjects one is interested in, it usually is a daunting task. Should one opt for the sciences or engineering? This question often crops up when it is decision time. A senior professor and vice-chancellor narrates his journey through the world of chemistry.
Whether it is your intuition, your sense of smell, or mastering the colours, chemistry has a way of sharpening all your senses at one go. The author shares in this article her love for chemistry — from the coloured solutions in reagent bottles in a school laboratory to the current research in nano science —- the mystery continues to unfold.
For a change, we feature a poem that tells us that chemistry is all over the place — from the ingredients in the kitchen to the perfumes, soaps and shampoos that we use everyday, there really is no space where chemistry does not find a place.
A former student pays a small tribute to her chemistry teacher for inculcating in her a passion for the subject which ultimately helped her in making wise choices in her educational journey.
This article makes an impassioned plea to make use of the five senses and enjoy the subject instead of being bogged down by habit.