Boyer Research

Science and You!

Chemistry touches every aspect of our lives.

We created several interactive exhibits to highlight the important chemistry behind everyday objects. You can see a few of them summarised here.

Autopsy of a Pumpkin

Every year we carve up millions of pumpkins to celebrate halloween. To celebrate the chemistry fo this bright orange fruit we carved some of our own pumpkins, 3d-printed some pumpkin-related molecules and dug up some pumpkiny facts. Click here to find out more!

Happy Birthday Periodic Table

To celebrate the 150th birthday of the periodic tabel in 2019, we created an interactive display of everyday objects that use key elements from the perioduc table. We also created a quiz to see how much you know about some of the everyday objects around us. Periodic Table Quiz