The leaping lads clearly have a surfeit of Christmas spirits!

And on the tenth day of Christmas we pushed on with the topical news quiz. Today’s questions to stretch your synapses to breaking point are:

Which research group made history in April by using a 3D printer to create their own personalised reaction vessels that actually influenced the course of the chemical reaction? 

This year chemist Pete Wothers is giving the Royal Institution Christmas Lecture, but who gave the first RI Christmas Lecture? For those who listen to the podcast.

The answers to yesterday’s quiz are as follows:

Phillip’s annoyance with Mary Berry and the Great British Bake-off was down to the programme’s erroneous explanation of how caramel forms. You can read the problems with their explanation here. The seven minutes of terror Nasa scientist, John Grunsfeld, was referring to was the loss of radio contact while the Mars probe Curiosity was passing through the Martian atmosphere to successfully touch down on the Red Planet.

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