Tag:   Applied theoretical chemistry

Nanoscience meets Gulliver’s Travels
        
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  27 February, 2015
        


Wars fought over eggs: In Jonathan Swift’s famous book from 1726, and from the 2010 movie, Gulliver is shipwrecked at the island Lilliput where very tiny people live. It turns out that these Lilliputians are in war for something that seems absolutely absurd: the correct side of breaking a boiled egg. One population believes that… Read More »