Archive | January 2013

Chemistry and Space!

Just a quick note about a recent launch of suborbital rocket that was using lithium trails to help scientists observer events in space. Currently looking into what these scientists might be trying to see using lithium vapor. More to come!

http://spaceref.com/earth-science/rocket-launch-colors-the-sky-with-lithium.html

article from Wallops that launched the rocket: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/news/west129.html