So, Johnny was diligently working in the lab trying to generate a little nucleation. But things weren't going so well and he's just not having any luck. Then all of a sudden his lab partner fumbles in, accidently knocking Johnny's beaker of silver nitrate into some potassium chloride which spills all over Johnny. 'Heavens to Betsy!' Johnny gleefully proclaims as a beautiful white solid of silver chloride materializes. And that's why, the legend goes, if you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.Now you can get The Solution t-shirts from Think Geek, in either standard or babydoll styles.
Wednesday, July 9, 2008
"If You're Not Part of the Solution . . . "
An old chemistry tale: