Posted by: shoji | September 29, 2007

Glass blowing

I did some glass blowing in college– organic chemistry lab, to be specific. It wasn’t Dale Chihuly by any measure; we had to fashion our own pipettes and distillation apparatus for the microscale “orgo” labs.

Dale Chihuly

SignOnSanDiego.com > News > Science — Clear thinker
What makes the glasswork notable is that Thiemens is doing it at all.

Thirty years ago, when Thiemens was just entering the field, chemists routinely made, modified and repaired their own glassware – the myriad and sometimes oddly shaped crystalline containers in which they conducted their experiments.

Advertisements

Responses

  1. Oh, that piece is amazing,

    my glass blowing portfolio at

    http://www.glassartifact.com


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Categories

%d bloggers like this: