Musical Chemists

 

Today the President of the Royal Society of Chemistry, Prof David Phillips appeared on BBC Radio 3’s private passions. As you head toward the end of your exams perhaps have a listen to one of the UK’s finest chemists giving you an insight into some of his favourite pieces of music.

It is worth remembering that a certain Alexander Borodin is known almost as much for his work on aldehydes as he is for his wonderful music…