Carbon is More Electronegative Than You Think

March 7, 2010

Electronegativity is one of the most useful concepts in chemistry. What makes it great is its simplicity: like GPA, it is a single number that gives an immediate mental impression of an element’s personality.

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Welcome to  “Orgo Hacks”

Welcome to “Orgo Hacks”

February 18, 2010

Cal Newport’s excellent blog, “Study Hacks”, inspired me to think about the problem of how to learn things in the most efficient manner possible. To many students, my field of organic chemistry (or &…

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