chemistry en Anhydrous Ammonia, Ammonium Nitrate: West Explosion Chemicals <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Authorities have confirmed there were fatalities in</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;the&nbsp;</span><a href="" style="line-height: 1.5;">explosion</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;at the fertilizer plant in the town of West – just north of Waco&nbsp;</span>–&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5; ">though they have not said how many.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Gov.</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Rick Perry has declared a disaster in the area.</span></p><p>As for the explosion itself, much of the focus has been on the chemicals stored at the <a href="">West Fertilizer Company</a>, where the massive explosion happened.</p><p> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 22:45:14 +0000 Matt Largey 7418 at Anhydrous Ammonia, Ammonium Nitrate: West Explosion Chemicals UT Professor Wins Chemistry Prize <p>A University of Texas chemist has been honored with a $500,000 <a href="">prize</a> for inventing a key technology used to produce virtually all modern computer chips. The Japan Prize is awarded annually to people who make major contributions to the fields of science and technology.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="">C. Grant Willson</a>, along with a colleague and a grad student, figured out how to print complex computer circuits on silicon wafers. Chris Mack, an expert in lithography, says Willson’s work is everywhere.</p><p> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 00:22:37 +0000 Mark Dewey 6409 at UT Professor Wins Chemistry Prize Molecular Gastronomy Boiled Down At Food Science Demo <p><object height="344" width="425"><param name="movie" value=";hl=en_US"><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"><embed allowfullscreen="true" allowscriptaccess="always" height="344" src=";hl=en_US" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="425"></object></p> Wed, 08 Dec 2010 22:06:10 +0000 Nathan Bernier & Janani Kasturi 426 at