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)
29-11-2022 02:41
We all want to stop the observed rise in atmospheric CO₂ but this volcano actually did something about it.
28-11-2022 22:30
I may have been young, but yes, I remember the 80s.
28-11-2022 21:40
@ndchiappini They definitely look like they're up to no good.
28-11-2022 21:38
@ndchiappini I've closed the picture but I still feel Gary Keck staring at me. Help.
28-11-2022 21:35
@KCGOrtiz Wait, is the cat wearing matching pajamas? Because that would be... um... there's a saying... hmmm... it'…
28-11-2022 21:25
RT @Orgmet_ACS: Organometallic Chemistry Inspired by Maurice Brookhart. Join us in celebrating Brook's 80th birthday (today, 11/28/22!) wit…
28-11-2022 21:17
To be clear, Twitter was not designed with accessibility in mind and it has taken 26 years of begging and pleading…
28-11-2022 20:37
@chemDrV Rank the following statements on a scale of 1 (strongly disagree) to 5 (strongly agree): The applicant's…
28-11-2022 18:55
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…
28-11-2022 17:10
RT @connormacneil: impurity showing up on my TLC plate
28-11-2022 17:07
@thejohnlynch @NaOHBartfield
28-11-2022 17:05
RT @TechnicallyRon:
28-11-2022 15:44
@SKZingales @Chemjobber Defining terms clearly so we are all talking about the same thing is always important.
28-11-2022 15:07
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…
28-11-2022 14:23
If you aren't building in accessibility as a core part of the platform, it won't ever be accessible.
28-11-2022 14:22
Why are they so bad at this?
28-11-2022 14:19
A little slice of heaven.
28-11-2022 07:34
RT @jbouie: alternatively, THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER but make it star wars.
28-11-2022 05:39
@UnstableIsotope Surprisingly, no. It was interesting to watch though and made me sure I would never do anything like that ever in my life.
28-11-2022 05:35
@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…
28-11-2022 04:38
@heydebigale @Chemjobber Weird. I just randomly mentioned this movie to my wife five minutes ago.
28-11-2022 04:31
@UnstableIsotope I saw mouth pipetting in use (for the first and last time) in a federal government lab in the summer of 2000.
28-11-2022 04:22
@QuantumTessera Whoa. They knew about proteins in the 90s? Big of true.
28-11-2022 04:21
@BagPhos I too used a very similar NMR (60 MHzwith built-in plotter and everything) in my undergrad to learn on. A…
28-11-2022 04:20
As someone who did their first chemistry research experience in the summer of 2000, I can heartily agree that those…
28-11-2022 00:45
27-11-2022 20:12
Me trying to sneak quietly around my house late at night and my ankles are like
27-11-2022 15:34
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…
26-11-2022 17:29
Some Dude: "There is a cabal made up of a greedy minority controlling all of society." Twitter CEO: "Go on." SD:…
26-11-2022 16:37
@ChemistCraig One of my gen chem students casually used the word orthogonal the other day and I was so proud.
26-11-2022 16:29
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…
26-11-2022 16:28
@PearsonFootball I would see it.
26-11-2022 04:29
It's weird how you perceive things differently as you get older. For example, when I was a kid paint tasted much better.
26-11-2022 04:28
@sean_t_barry You might think about coming up with a cooler story for the scar.
26-11-2022 03:17
I love Canada. I love cold. I love people saying "eh". I love donuts and terrible coffee from Tim Hortons. I love a…
25-11-2022 16:20
Just to be clear, this was a joke. There are many good Canadian things. Canadian food (poutine). Canadian sport (ic…
25-11-2022 16:15
I'm sorry but how dare you. These metals are precious to me.
25-11-2022 08:04
My child spent a good portion of this day saying the phrase "choking the turkey". This is what makes parenting worthwhile.
25-11-2022 04:13
@scburdet Sounds like you enlisted in the military or something.
25-11-2022 03:39
@TrantTeam Oh Canadians are allowed on Twitter now? Thanks Elon.
25-11-2022 03:38
@NapoChemist You are correct. I was literally just thinking that their "Twelve Days of Christmas" is another really good Christmas song.
25-11-2022 03:37
Is the Barenaked Ladies/Sarah McLachlan version of "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen/We Three Kings" the *only* good thi…
25-11-2022 03:20
Did you see this TOC graphic @happykitten62?
24-11-2022 19:21
24-11-2022 18:05
I've been informed that it wasn't Robin Leach, it's just that all English people sound the same to me.
24-11-2022 18:00
Glad to hear Robin Leach keeping busy as a soccer commentator, even though he's been dead for four years.
24-11-2022 17:58
The verse about determining substitution patterns of benzene rings from breathing vibrations is going to be 🔥🔥🔥.
24-11-2022 17:49
Happy U.S. Turkey Day to all those who celebrate. I hope you are able to relax and reconvene with friends or family…
24-11-2022 17:47
@BrandonDoughan The episode where Scooby Doo became a fucking narc.
24-11-2022 17:43
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…
24-11-2022 17:16
@TrantTeam @spicegirls Just combine them! Set IR absorptions to the tune of the song to create a mnemonic device, l…
24-11-2022 16:48
@ndchiappini Nick enjoying a Kathryn Hahn performance? Someone fetch me my fainting couch.
24-11-2022 08:00
Kids: Not even once.
24-11-2022 05:50
Currently suffering from "slinky to the eye". If I have to go to the ER because of this just put down in advance m…
24-11-2022 05:49
@Popher That quaking might just be diabetes.
24-11-2022 03:14
23-11-2022 21:34
If you find me dead, it's probably because of these mulling spices that sre "use by August 2016". YOLO.
23-11-2022 21:29
@sarahdcady I love that this is the dude who wrote the "Dukes of Hazzard" theme song. (And was the narrator of the show too.)
23-11-2022 21:26
@sarahdcady The 80s were a freakin' trip.
23-11-2022 21:15
Hot take: nachos are very good. 🔥🔥🔥
23-11-2022 21:04
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.
23-11-2022 20:50
RT @heydebigale: Beaker? I barely know her!
23-11-2022 02:38
@emily_m_arndt What are we drinking tonight?
23-11-2022 02:07
@heydebigale At first I thought the bee emoji was for Bumble. Glad you clarified.
23-11-2022 01:27
One thing that does bother me is some of other faculty who complain (loudly) about students not being in class this…
22-11-2022 19:12
I'm not being sarcastic. I enjoy these classes every year. They've got a different feel to them – the students are…
22-11-2022 19:03
It was a nice, intimate class today with <10% of the total class present. I do love the Turkey Week classes.
22-11-2022 19:01
@ItsAFez66 I have a problem.
21-11-2022 22:41
@QuantumTessera You've gotta finish your checks.
21-11-2022 22:37
Basically the same joke but with the old NBA D-League. Well, the mirror image joke, I guess.
21-11-2022 22:33
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.”
21-11-2022 22:25
@NancySBWilliams Oh you meant in general. No boxes.
21-11-2022 15:56
@NancySBWilliams The squirrel?
21-11-2022 15:56
The doorbell rings at 7:35 in the morning and when I look outside there is only a squirrel.
21-11-2022 15:46
I'm 95% sure a squirrel just rang my doorbell.
21-11-2022 15:41
@PeriodicPunnery Lol
21-11-2022 07:48
RT @coal_______: Nobody appreciates librarians as much as they deserve. They do important but invisible work. And it's highly skilled too…
21-11-2022 06:26
These are just going to get worse and worse.
21-11-2022 05:18
Watched an LPGA tour broadcast because I thought it was just a PGA tour event where players are only allowed to par…
21-11-2022 05:15
21-11-2022 02:14
This one probably could have stayed in the drafts.
21-11-2022 00:44
Tuned into a WNBA game because I thought it would be basketball just with a tungsten ball. I was disappointed at…
20-11-2022 23:24
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
20-11-2022 21:49
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…
20-11-2022 19:39
RT @ZachWeiner: Still not the dumbest use of a twitter poll in the last 24 hours.
20-11-2022 15:52
RT @mbeisen: Should @elonmusk give Twitter to @TheRock?
20-11-2022 06:56
RT @uaw2865: What a beautiful showing of solidarity from @lsjumb during halftime at the Big Game! Students across California know that fair…
20-11-2022 04:32
@tevetorbes @DairyQueen @Free_Radical1 @joelmchale @JoeBiden Happy birthday!
20-11-2022 02:42
Found it! (although it was not in the trash at all so that experience was not entirely necessary)
20-11-2022 01:56
Should have said "to *try* to find". 🙃
20-11-2022 00:55
Parenting achievement unlocked: digging through the week's trash to find something my kid accidentally threw away.
20-11-2022 00:44
@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.
19-11-2022 18:02
@Chemjobber @heydebigale My memory is terrible apparently.
19-11-2022 04:43
@Chemjobber @heydebigale I got an email that said something like "Consider: Twitter" in it's entirety. Ten years later...
19-11-2022 04:10
@heydebigale @Chemjobber I don't know. That duck convinced me to join this place. Now it hurts to lose it. Therefor…
19-11-2022 04:01
Enough of that, though. Poop!
19-11-2022 03:24
This here website* has given me so much. I've mainly given bad jokes and cloying or maudlin threads. Chemtwitter is…
19-11-2022 03:22
19-11-2022 02:52
@DrCDArmstrong Not to backseat comic your excellent joke, but it would have been really funny to have had two other…
18-11-2022 22:47
If I never had twitter I'd never have seen this gif. #AppreciateWhatYouHaveBeforeItsGone
18-11-2022 22:42
Can explain tomorrow if you really want to know (and if twitter is still functioning).
18-11-2022 18:54
Me this morning: (if you know, you know)
18-11-2022 18:53
@KUhokie42 @BranVanChemist It made me so anxious!
18-11-2022 17:24
"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…
18-11-2022 17:17
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.
18-11-2022 17:14
@andrewbissette Thank you. I needed someone to say it.
18-11-2022 16:37
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
18-11-2022 16:08
RT @allisonoconn: I see Twitter is going down. Going to have to make my next paper announcement through my Tamagotchi.
18-11-2022 16:08
Won the battle. The war goes on.
18-11-2022 16:08
RT @legroff: I’m going to miss Twitter. I’m going to miss knowing my enemies’ every thought.
18-11-2022 16:07
@hotbrother3 This tracks.
18-11-2022 15:22
Egad the precision! I'm pretty sure I remember the person who made this packaging from my class a few years back.
18-11-2022 14:27
@ShorterPearson Some of us were awake too.
18-11-2022 14:24
18-11-2022 13:52
Last night on Twitter was like that episode of Parks & Rec where some people thought the world was ending so everyo…
18-11-2022 13:52
@ProfFerrous Not yet. I'm sure I'll migrate over there eventually.
18-11-2022 04:43
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.
18-11-2022 04:39
@scburdet Nice save!
18-11-2022 04:36
18-11-2022 04:32
Ugh. This disaster is taking for-ev-er.
18-11-2022 04:25
Holy shit I didn't see this before my tweet. It might have been true.
18-11-2022 03:54
I think I'll miss most of you all.
18-11-2022 03:51
Twitter reportedly now has fewer employees than I'll have students in my lecture next Tuesday.
18-11-2022 03:46
Did @radscientist_ getting 7000 followers destroy twitter once and for all? Correlation isn't causation but also…
18-11-2022 03:43
RT @MNateShyamalan: finally! have been asking for this feature for years. thanks elon!
17-11-2022 19:52
@ChemBark You weren't kidding. Can't unsee.
17-11-2022 17:42
@scburdet Awesome.
17-11-2022 13:37
@RacicotLeanne @happykitten62 "beheaded a finger". Huh.
17-11-2022 02:04
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…
16-11-2022 23:14
@ChemBark @ArthurHWinter Hydrogen goes where it wants.
16-11-2022 22:55
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…
16-11-2022 19:19
@Steve_Mang Bourdain was spreading the gospel but Kissinger wrote all that himself.
16-11-2022 18:10
@prof_gav too soon, Jason.
16-11-2022 17:41
A man with a lot of money tells those he pays that they will have to endure hardship instead of him enduring the "h…
16-11-2022 16:28
@Popher Sounds like the premise of a sci-fi movie about the hubris of man.
16-11-2022 15:35
@bromodiol I should have specified non-presciption treatment. But that's also deceptively simple for a chemo agent.
16-11-2022 06:13
Not as bad as chloraseptic being straight up phenol, but it's amazing how simple some of these treatments can be.
16-11-2022 05:59
Oh yeah. I had forgotten. Wart remover (non-cryo edition) is just salicylic acid, aka ouchie aspirin.
16-11-2022 05:56
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.
16-11-2022 03:43
What's even worse? All your professors had your phone number.
16-11-2022 03:42
@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.
16-11-2022 03:35
A poll for chemists of a certain age: the @SigmaAldrich website should have a gallery of all the past catalog covers.
16-11-2022 03:29
@KUhokie42 No ethernet ports either.
16-11-2022 02:25
@stuartcantrill @scburdet @SigmaAldrich Aha! Finally photographic proof. Thanks!
16-11-2022 01:02
@TrantTeam @KUhokie42 @SigmaAldrich Pics or it didn't happen.
16-11-2022 00:47
Hey @SigmaAldrich! Can you confirm if the image in the tweet below was every used as a catalog cover? If so, what y…
16-11-2022 00:20
@Steve_Mang It's okay but I'm sure you get over 200 if you try really hard.
15-11-2022 17:09
@coal_______ To be honest, *I've* never seen Space Jam so it might be a good idea to fill that void, although I thi…
15-11-2022 17:07
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…
15-11-2022 14:15
@heydebigale Kid thought it was okay. Seemed excited at the end. My view:
15-11-2022 06:43
National Treasure is a really really bad movie. It's great.
15-11-2022 06:27
This will also be said kid's introduction to another national treasure of arguable quality: Nicolas Cage.
15-11-2022 03:21
@awhspeed Stardust is a very underrated film.
15-11-2022 03:20
It's been a long day. I'm going to introduce my kid to a classic movie, a true cinematic national treasure: National Treasure.
15-11-2022 03:17
Molecule. Molecule. Mol-e-cule. Mol-eh-cule. Mol-eh-cool. Maw-leh-quool. Aaaaahhhhh!!!!
15-11-2022 03:13
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…
15-11-2022 03:10
@heydebigale @SKZingales Agreed. It is not viable for large classes. And all the "solutions" they come up with are…
15-11-2022 03:02
@heydebigale @BrandonHacha I think Rhett put it very well here.
15-11-2022 02:46
@heydebigale @BrandonHacha On the other side, some students are using it to fill a need that their instructors/coll…
15-11-2022 02:41
@heydebigale @BrandonHacha Stealing IP is definitely too far, but unfortunately colleges are not equipped (or willi…
15-11-2022 02:38
@heydebigale But I think both sides are too emotionally invested for such a discussion.
15-11-2022 02:26
@heydebigale There's a lot of really interesting comments in that thread from both a student and faculty perspectiv…
15-11-2022 02:25
@chemDrV Which is which?
15-11-2022 02:18
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…
15-11-2022 00:43
This tweet brought to you by an online learning platform not functioning correctly today.
15-11-2022 00:41
I want to be around to see when academia's transition of their entire online capabilities to Amazon Web Services co…
15-11-2022 00:40
"And what about Bruce the Duck? Well, the Wolf had been in such a hurry that he swallowed him... alive! Which mea…
14-11-2022 21:33
Some lines have stuck with me over 30 years. "Louie crept towards him on his velvet paws. Well, his paws weren't *…
14-11-2022 21:31
As a nerd child of the 80s, I became familiar with Wendy's work through her collaboration on "Peter and the Wolf" w…
14-11-2022 21:29
I didn't really have a favorite baseball team until today.
14-11-2022 20:32
RT @howie_hua: Twitter is at it again. They suspended Learning Styles for impersonating a valid theory.
14-11-2022 06:38
@mike_feigin Phew. Glad your stomach is in one piece.
14-11-2022 02:44
@mike_feigin Update??? I'm a little worried here.
14-11-2022 02:18
Too be fair, Newt Gingrich really skewed outcomes here.
14-11-2022 02:07
RT @MoleculesGoHard:
13-11-2022 20:31
@AlexFGoldberg Did you point out how the diamond and square are exactly the same shape?
12-11-2022 19:48
@EricArnoys You're not helping.
12-11-2022 18:49
@kizzythechemist *looks at calendar* 😬
12-11-2022 18:09
Student: "This paper is from 2005. Is this still the way modern chemists would do this?" I walked right into that one.
12-11-2022 17:54
Me: "Here's a reference with an experimental you can follow." Student: [looks at paper, puzzled] "Wait, the author…
12-11-2022 17:53
RT @MajdeckiMaciek: Good Morning my 🫐Porphyrin! #RealTimeChem #ChemTwitter #CENChemPics #OrganicChemistry
12-11-2022 16:22
I kind of miss actually doing chemistry.
12-11-2022 13:54
I got a chance to revisit some of my postdoc and grad school work this past week - discussing experimental design w…
12-11-2022 13:52
12-11-2022 04:21
@vfmcneill My friend had one at his house in the 80s. It leaked a bunch.
12-11-2022 04:09
Sometimes I think about how at one point in the not too distant past, finance "experts" on TV were telling us to se…
12-11-2022 04:07
boy it's the unintentional typo that really makes this extra special
11-11-2022 23:18
Since it looks like any tweet could be your last, make sure they all meaningful and **prolonged fart noise**.
11-11-2022 23:14
RT @jbouie: this week we discuss what might be the definitive Dad movie
11-11-2022 20:25
RT @shengokai: Hackers got it wrong: we didn't need to hack the planet. Shitposting was enough.
11-11-2022 18:01
This is one of the reasons why twitter is great.
11-11-2022 17:59
It's raining, yo.
11-11-2022 17:25
@tevetorbes This is the point of twitter.
11-11-2022 16:43
RT @drskyskull: Yeah, tricking people is not okay. "Musk admitted to his biographer Ashlee Vance that Hyperloop was all about trying to get…
11-11-2022 06:27
@heydebigale All of these involve someone I've interacted with on twitter, or at least interacted with their lab tw…
11-11-2022 06:18
@DavePalmerUSask @ndchiappini
11-11-2022 06:14