Chemistry is a really important tool for astronomy and it is often forgotten, how to create a lab spectra? How can we find molecules in space? Are there any organic molecules in the galaxy? Is it really possible to make water like the in the Martian movie? What is the difference between Chemistry and Quantum Mechanics? All of that and more in this episode with Kirstin Doney, from the Leiden University.
During the conversation
- [Book] The search for the elements, by Isaac Asimov
- [Book] Napoleon’s Buttons: How 17 Molecules Changed History
- [Book] Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!
- [AudioBook] Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman