And we’re off again. Day 7 sees your daily delivery of chemistry trivia.

Why do chemists have reason to fear Bartosz Grzybowski’s ‘Chematica’?

RSC president Lesley Yellowlees said in May that the UK would take almost 50 years to catch up with the US in terms of what? The statistic two out of 44 was also central to this discussion.

On to the answers from yesterday’s quiz questions.

Chemists were unimpressed with the BBC over its inability to get simple chemical formulae correct in its programme Things you need to know, which was looking at chemistry.

Curiosity’s ChemCam has a laser-induced breakdown spectrometer and a remote imaging telescope. You can read all about the rover, its mission on Mars and its suite of instruments in our feature, Curiosity to take off.

We’ll be back tomorrow with more chemistry-themed quiz questions.

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