Andre the Chemist 🐤 (@andrechemist) — I teach students and am a terrible electrochemist. He/him/his.
@drskyskull 🎶 Freedom's just another word for eating your own poo 🎶 (I hope this sticks in your head like it did mine)
We all want to stop the observed rise in atmospheric CO₂ but this volcano actually did something about it. https://t.co/gbNgdFKlbT
I may have been young, but yes, I remember the 80s. https://t.co/QuQBO8SN9g
@ndchiappini They definitely look like they're up to no good.
@ndchiappini I've closed the picture but I still feel Gary Keck staring at me. Help.
@KCGOrtiz Wait, is the cat wearing matching pajamas? Because that would be... um... there's a saying... hmmm... it'… https://t.co/XC59pj0kLT
RT @Orgmet_ACS: Organometallic Chemistry Inspired by Maurice Brookhart. Join us in celebrating Brook's 80th birthday (today, 11/28/22!) wit…
To be clear, Twitter was not designed with accessibility in mind and it has taken 26 years of begging and pleading… https://t.co/hogI10tnnU
@chemDrV Rank the following statements on a scale of 1 (strongly disagree) to 5 (strongly agree): The applicant's… https://t.co/rVls2XxuGj
RT @cszabla: have the confidence to exist any way you like in this world like an opera/ballet theater taking on the form of a brutalist gra…
RT @connormacneil: impurity showing up on my TLC plate
@thejohnlynch @NaOHBartfield https://t.co/JByJmDQS6i
RT @TechnicallyRon: https://t.co/H6hhyIP848
@SKZingales @Chemjobber Defining terms clearly so we are all talking about the same thing is always important.
As someone who has had to make content accessible as part of my job, it's a pain in the ass to do if the system isn… https://t.co/vbobn1cG7O
If you aren't building in accessibility as a core part of the platform, it won't ever be accessible.
Why are they so bad at this? https://t.co/rVaOHX5OU0
A little slice of heaven. https://t.co/9s0JmeBgB9
RT @jbouie: alternatively, THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER but make it star wars.
@UnstableIsotope Surprisingly, no. It was interesting to watch though and made me sure I would never do anything like that ever in my life.
@heydebigale @Chemjobber I don't think I've seen it since college but it is a favorite of a lot of my age group fro… https://t.co/xjGcQKGHiO
@heydebigale @Chemjobber Weird. I just randomly mentioned this movie to my wife five minutes ago.
@UnstableIsotope I saw mouth pipetting in use (for the first and last time) in a federal government lab in the summer of 2000.
@QuantumTessera Whoa. They knew about proteins in the 90s? Big of true.
@BagPhos I too used a very similar NMR (60 MHzwith built-in plotter and everything) in my undergrad to learn on. A… https://t.co/G2TabiYuOo
As someone who did their first chemistry research experience in the summer of 2000, I can heartily agree that those… https://t.co/V0VcRU2vLf
Me trying to sneak quietly around my house late at night and my ankles are like https://t.co/AuYWC6FSSu
RT @MexMedChem: @LatinXChem After taking a short break in my career I love being back in the lab. The fact that Chemistry has taken me to d…
Some Dude: "There is a cabal made up of a greedy minority controlling all of society." Twitter CEO: "Go on." SD:… https://t.co/009mjlAyYn
@ChemistCraig One of my gen chem students casually used the word orthogonal the other day and I was so proud.
RT @itsJeffTiedrich: hi kids! it's me, your favorite sexagenarian here to tell you that when I was a kid we taxed the shit out of the wealt…
@PearsonFootball I would see it.
It's weird how you perceive things differently as you get older. For example, when I was a kid paint tasted much better.
@sean_t_barry You might think about coming up with a cooler story for the scar.
I love Canada. I love cold. I love people saying "eh". I love donuts and terrible coffee from Tim Hortons. I love a… https://t.co/0u1TEJifaW
Just to be clear, this was a joke. There are many good Canadian things. Canadian food (poutine). Canadian sport (ic… https://t.co/bUrBW0Dv6F
I'm sorry but how dare you. These metals are precious to me. https://t.co/JxDx2hYQD7
My child spent a good portion of this day saying the phrase "choking the turkey". This is what makes parenting worthwhile.
@scburdet Sounds like you enlisted in the military or something.
@TrantTeam Oh Canadians are allowed on Twitter now? Thanks Elon.
@NapoChemist You are correct. I was literally just thinking that their "Twelve Days of Christmas" is another really good Christmas song.
Is the Barenaked Ladies/Sarah McLachlan version of "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen/We Three Kings" the *only* good thi… https://t.co/hNkCoaMKo3
Did you see this TOC graphic @happykitten62? https://t.co/ic9L7vYb58
I've been informed that it wasn't Robin Leach, it's just that all English people sound the same to me.
Glad to hear Robin Leach keeping busy as a soccer commentator, even though he's been dead for four years.
The verse about determining substitution patterns of benzene rings from breathing vibrations is going to be 🔥🔥🔥.
Happy U.S. Turkey Day to all those who celebrate. I hope you are able to relax and reconvene with friends or family… https://t.co/R0TBINFZ2D
@BrandonDoughan The episode where Scooby Doo became a fucking narc.
RT @RottenInDenmark: It is so funny to me how these wellness gurus convince themselves that the key to health is a bunch of obscure powders…
@TrantTeam @spicegirls Just combine them! Set IR absorptions to the tune of the song to create a mnemonic device, l… https://t.co/2Y22pkytvs
@ndchiappini Nick enjoying a Kathryn Hahn performance? Someone fetch me my fainting couch.
Kids: Not even once.
Currently suffering from "slinky to the eye". If I have to go to the ER because of this just put down in advance m… https://t.co/oL50K3svi9
@Popher That quaking might just be diabetes.
If you find me dead, it's probably because of these mulling spices that sre "use by August 2016". YOLO.
@sarahdcady I love that this is the dude who wrote the "Dukes of Hazzard" theme song. (And was the narrator of the show too.)
@sarahdcady The 80s were a freakin' trip.
Hot take: nachos are very good. 🔥🔥🔥
My phone tells me I have class in 15 minutes. They call it a 'smart phone's but it doesn't even know it's Turkey Day break.
RT @heydebigale: Beaker? I barely know her! https://t.co/rSdRJ5glx8
@emily_m_arndt What are we drinking tonight?
@heydebigale At first I thought the bee emoji was for Bumble. Glad you clarified.
One thing that does bother me is some of other faculty who complain (loudly) about students not being in class this… https://t.co/gfqm2gB2t2
I'm not being sarcastic. I enjoy these classes every year. They've got a different feel to them – the students are… https://t.co/m23CYaOzR0
It was a nice, intimate class today with <10% of the total class present. I do love the Turkey Week classes.
@ItsAFez66 I have a problem. https://t.co/dXIvi6UyIm
@QuantumTessera You've gotta finish your checks.
Basically the same joke but with the old NBA D-League. Well, the mirror image joke, I guess. https://t.co/xXzWuU1IAj
RT @fMRI_guy: “Hey, by the way, I decided to delete all references to your work. Sorry.” “Oh wow, that makes me very ex-cited.”
@NancySBWilliams Oh you meant in general. No boxes.
@NancySBWilliams The squirrel?
The doorbell rings at 7:35 in the morning and when I look outside there is only a squirrel. https://t.co/qesVQ0wLEi
I'm 95% sure a squirrel just rang my doorbell.
RT @coal_______: Nobody appreciates librarians as much as they deserve. They do important but invisible work. And it's highly skilled too…
These are just going to get worse and worse.
Watched an LPGA tour broadcast because I thought it was just a PGA tour event where players are only allowed to par… https://t.co/a5xEgtlCgj
This one probably could have stayed in the drafts.
Tuned into a WNBA game because I thought it would be basketball just with a tungsten ball. I was disappointed at… https://t.co/71B0YnxgRE
RT @MNateShyamalan: been in science for a long time now and i’ve given up on learning how to spell “fluorescence” as a form of self care
RT @bubbaprog: For those saying it's not Fox's place to lay out the concerns surrounding Qatar hosting the World Cup, here is how Telemundo…
RT @ZachWeiner: Still not the dumbest use of a twitter poll in the last 24 hours.
RT @mbeisen: Should @elonmusk give Twitter to @TheRock?
RT @uaw2865: What a beautiful showing of solidarity from @lsjumb during halftime at the Big Game! Students across California know that fair…
@tevetorbes @DairyQueen @Free_Radical1 @joelmchale @JoeBiden Happy birthday!
Found it! (although it was not in the trash at all so that experience was not entirely necessary)
Should have said "to *try* to find". 🙃
Parenting achievement unlocked: digging through the week's trash to find something my kid accidentally threw away.
@iridium_tea "You might think I'm a weird sea-faring person, but it's just that I'm from Annapolis" is an interesting approach here.
@Chemjobber @heydebigale My memory is terrible apparently.
@Chemjobber @heydebigale I got an email that said something like "Consider: Twitter" in it's entirety. Ten years later...
@heydebigale @Chemjobber I don't know. That duck convinced me to join this place. Now it hurts to lose it. Therefor… https://t.co/w4AXu9eCLf
Enough of that, though. Poop!
This here website* has given me so much. I've mainly given bad jokes and cloying or maudlin threads. Chemtwitter is… https://t.co/bLjsgyD78P
@DrCDArmstrong Not to backseat comic your excellent joke, but it would have been really funny to have had two other… https://t.co/g4zmQJjHfr
If I never had twitter I'd never have seen this gif. #AppreciateWhatYouHaveBeforeItsGone https://t.co/op9htdoCAG
Can explain tomorrow if you really want to know (and if twitter is still functioning).
Me this morning: (if you know, you know) https://t.co/DoQiNj7ZbI
@KUhokie42 @BranVanChemist It made me so anxious!
"Is that him? Don't look!" "Oh I think it is. Maybe. This is weird." "I'm not a fan." "I think he's okay, I just do… https://t.co/rkEjwBOwU1
Going out to eat with me within 5 miles of my campus is like going out to eat with the most minor celebrity in the world.
@andrewbissette Thank you. I needed someone to say it.
RT @dansolomon: babe are you okay? you’ve barely touched your weirdly real grief for the pending loss of a website you acted like you hated
RT @allisonoconn: I see Twitter is going down. Going to have to make my next paper announcement through my Tamagotchi.
Won the battle. The war goes on. https://t.co/fd3BmogZYJ
RT @legroff: I’m going to miss Twitter. I’m going to miss knowing my enemies’ every thought.
@hotbrother3 This tracks.
Egad the precision! I'm pretty sure I remember the person who made this packaging from my class a few years back. https://t.co/lZCQVJRehr
@ShorterPearson Some of us were awake too.
Last night on Twitter was like that episode of Parks & Rec where some people thought the world was ending so everyo… https://t.co/0ClQCN9ZF4
@ProfFerrous Not yet. I'm sure I'll migrate over there eventually.
I'm going to get *so* much work done once this place is gone. This time next year I'll have like three Nobel Prizes.
@scburdet Nice save!
Ugh. This disaster is taking for-ev-er.
Holy shit I didn't see this before my tweet. It might have been true. https://t.co/YA2CpSufFw
I think I'll miss most of you all. https://t.co/swTgPQNTCX
Twitter reportedly now has fewer employees than I'll have students in my lecture next Tuesday.
Did @radscientist_ getting 7000 followers destroy twitter once and for all? Correlation isn't causation but also… https://t.co/esHtVWzJpU
RT @MNateShyamalan: finally! have been asking for this feature for years. thanks elon! https://t.co/tB9Wi1g0nk
@ChemBark You weren't kidding. Can't unsee. https://t.co/4vQKQU3NFX
@RacicotLeanne @happykitten62 "beheaded a finger". Huh.
RT @aserkin: Teacher tips of the day: 1. If you can, store your dry erase markers upside down. It prevents them from drying out as fast. 2…
@ChemBark @ArthurHWinter Hydrogen goes where it wants. https://t.co/sawErMgVOy
I just tried to put my right leg on my left knee as I am sitting here at my desk chair and I think doing so may hav… https://t.co/pBOMGXmEQU
@Steve_Mang Bourdain was spreading the gospel but Kissinger wrote all that himself.
@prof_gav too soon, Jason.
A man with a lot of money tells those he pays that they will have to endure hardship instead of him enduring the "h… https://t.co/hGWZ9JISla
@Popher Sounds like the premise of a sci-fi movie about the hubris of man.
@bromodiol I should have specified non-presciption treatment. But that's also deceptively simple for a chemo agent.
Not as bad as chloraseptic being straight up phenol, but it's amazing how simple some of these treatments can be.
Oh yeah. I had forgotten. Wart remover (non-cryo edition) is just salicylic acid, aka ouchie aspirin.
Which actually came in handy that time I slept through the start of my p-chem final exam until my professor called me and woke me up.
What's even worse? All your professors had your phone number. https://t.co/pyRdYunDIU
@ChemistryNathan @SigmaAldrich I can't find a record of all the covers. I'm sure they have all this sitting in a filing cabinet somewhere.
A poll for chemists of a certain age: the @SigmaAldrich website should have a gallery of all the past catalog covers.
@KUhokie42 No ethernet ports either.
@stuartcantrill @scburdet @SigmaAldrich Aha! Finally photographic proof. Thanks!
@TrantTeam @KUhokie42 @SigmaAldrich Pics or it didn't happen.
Hey @SigmaAldrich! Can you confirm if the image in the tweet below was every used as a catalog cover? If so, what y… https://t.co/t0m7gyaOyp
@Steve_Mang It's okay but I'm sure you get over 200 if you try really hard.
@coal_______ To be honest, *I've* never seen Space Jam so it might be a good idea to fill that void, although I thi… https://t.co/pJjfvbB3bR
RT @docfreeride: Feels like we’re all waiting together for the lights to flicker out & the freezing water to rush over us. In case the end…
@heydebigale Kid thought it was okay. Seemed excited at the end. My view: https://t.co/hrKsRj738L
National Treasure is a really really bad movie. It's great.
This will also be said kid's introduction to another national treasure of arguable quality: Nicolas Cage.
@awhspeed Stardust is a very underrated film.
It's been a long day. I'm going to introduce my kid to a classic movie, a true cinematic national treasure: National Treasure.
Molecule. Molecule. Mol-e-cule. Mol-eh-cule. Mol-eh-cool. Maw-leh-quool. Aaaaahhhhh!!!!
Sometimes I say a word in lecture too many times and I start to think I'm saying that word funny so this sort of th… https://t.co/kwoM0SvFxX
@heydebigale @SKZingales Agreed. It is not viable for large classes. And all the "solutions" they come up with are… https://t.co/PQlQ1ptqU1
@heydebigale @BrandonHacha I think Rhett put it very well here. https://t.co/Ck6SaLPrIt
@heydebigale @BrandonHacha On the other side, some students are using it to fill a need that their instructors/coll… https://t.co/1joxqULJiG
@heydebigale @BrandonHacha Stealing IP is definitely too far, but unfortunately colleges are not equipped (or willi… https://t.co/XJN3kMMbpi
@heydebigale But I think both sides are too emotionally invested for such a discussion.
@heydebigale There's a lot of really interesting comments in that thread from both a student and faculty perspectiv… https://t.co/UNxf0WRhXP
@chemDrV Which is which?
Used to be you could just call up IT and work with them but now one always gets the same response: "It looks like A… https://t.co/gVsdO9xn9Y
This tweet brought to you by an online learning platform not functioning correctly today.
I want to be around to see when academia's transition of their entire online capabilities to Amazon Web Services co… https://t.co/oDwZpbsIJw
"And what about Bruce the Duck? Well, the Wolf had been in such a hurry that he swallowed him... alive! Which mea… https://t.co/mpOsMwJT6u
Some lines have stuck with me over 30 years. "Louie crept towards him on his velvet paws. Well, his paws weren't *… https://t.co/hpTe5qnHKh
As a nerd child of the 80s, I became familiar with Wendy's work through her collaboration on "Peter and the Wolf" w… https://t.co/k4Je8WKSH7
I didn't really have a favorite baseball team until today. https://t.co/UTMWSpMtpe https://t.co/Ys0tJKiCSL
RT @howie_hua: Twitter is at it again. They suspended Learning Styles for impersonating a valid theory. https://t.co/KXBucQoOuW
@mike_feigin Phew. Glad your stomach is in one piece.
@mike_feigin Update??? I'm a little worried here.
Too be fair, Newt Gingrich really skewed outcomes here. https://t.co/OKe2Nq2bip
RT @MoleculesGoHard: https://t.co/ww139IwSJN
@AlexFGoldberg Did you point out how the diamond and square are exactly the same shape?
@EricArnoys You're not helping.
@kizzythechemist *looks at calendar* 😬
Student: "This paper is from 2005. Is this still the way modern chemists would do this?" I walked right into that one.
Me: "Here's a reference with an experimental you can follow." Student: [looks at paper, puzzled] "Wait, the author… https://t.co/6xF1Rz95jS
RT @MajdeckiMaciek: Good Morning my 🫐Porphyrin! #RealTimeChem #ChemTwitter #CENChemPics #OrganicChemistry https://t.co/veYmxvYmcI
I kind of miss actually doing chemistry.
I got a chance to revisit some of my postdoc and grad school work this past week - discussing experimental design w… https://t.co/nQLKJtdCmX
@vfmcneill My friend had one at his house in the 80s. It leaked a bunch.
Sometimes I think about how at one point in the not too distant past, finance "experts" on TV were telling us to se… https://t.co/lGOYrM4dq1
boy it's the unintentional typo that really makes this extra special
Since it looks like any tweet could be your last, make sure they all meaningful and **prolonged fart noise**.
RT @jbouie: this week we discuss what might be the definitive Dad movie
RT @shengokai: Hackers got it wrong: we didn't need to hack the planet. Shitposting was enough.
This is one of the reasons why twitter is great. https://t.co/3vvrjbJetB
It's raining, yo. https://t.co/H5HcucwFMq
@tevetorbes This is the point of twitter.
RT @drskyskull: Yeah, tricking people is not okay. "Musk admitted to his biographer Ashlee Vance that Hyperloop was all about trying to get…
@heydebigale All of these involve someone I've interacted with on twitter, or at least interacted with their lab tw… https://t.co/urIAel9NZj
@DavePalmerUSask @ndchiappini https://t.co/wkPlA2dadK