A Kaleidoscope of Chemical Colour - a Chemistry Quickbite Webinar

3 June 2021 19:00-20:00, United Kingdom

This short presentation will focus on the following points.  The talk itself will last under 30 minutes, leaving time afterwards for questions and discussion.

1 How to bring chemistry, microscopy and art together using a polarising microscope;
2 Various drugs are illustrated after recrystallisation from alcohol solution;
3 Thin sections of various minerals are illustrated;
4 Finally it is shown how a simple microscope may be adapted to give these spectacular kaleidoscope pictures.

The session will be delivered by Roger Kevern from the Mid-Southern Counties Local Section committee.  Roger is a retired scientist whose main career was in health and safety management but his original degrees were in Colour Chemistry.  In his retirement he has taken over a grade II listed cottage in the Isle of Wight. 
Online - via Zoom (details to follow)

Online - via Zoom (details to follow), United Kingdom

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RSC Mid-Southern Counties Local Section
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