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  • An Interview with Playwright Carl Djerassi - Duration: 12:05.

    • 1 month ago
    • 22 views
    Chemist, novelist and playwright Carl Djerassi discusses his collaboration with Roald Hoffman on the play "Oxygen."

    This video is part of the materials accompanying the DVD recording of the Univer...
  • Playwright Roald Hoffmann on Madame Lavoisier - Duration: 13:14.

    • 1 month ago
    • 21 views
    The Nobel Laureate discusses Madame Lavoisier and her contributions to chemistry alongside her husband Antoine Lavoisier. Hoffmann is the Frank H.T. Rhodes Professor of Humane Letters at Cornell Un...
  • Money To Burn - Duration: 6:46.

    • 10 months ago
    • 65 views
    Prof. Shakhashiri visits MIT as part of their "Chemistry Behind the Magic: Chemical Demonstrations for the Classroom" series. More chemistry videos can be found online as part of MIT's open coursew...
  • Mercury Beating Heart: Oliver Sacks 80th Birthday Video - Duration: 1:10.

    • 1 year ago
    • 442 views
    Created by Dr. Rodney Schreiner, played as part of Bassam Shakhashiri's presentation at Oliver Sacks' 80th birthday celebration in New York City, April 17-21, 2013. Find more information on his Hg ...
  • Once Upon a Christmas Cheery, In the Lab of Shakhashiri 2010 - Duration: 55:43.

    • 1 year ago
    • 1,810 views
    Complete show video, 57 minutes. Recorded at the UW-Madison Chemistry Building, Madison, WI. Featuring Bassam Shakhashiri, Rodney Schreiner, Santa Claus, Bucky Badger and members of the Madison You...
  • Hi Casia. Prof. Shakhashiri asked that you just use his birth year, not his full birth date. He was born in Anfe, El-Koura, Lebanon in 1939. You can find more info on his web bio on our website at scifun.org

    Good luck with your paper!

    Prof. Shakhashiri and the "Elephant's Toothpaste" Demonstration, 2010 - Duration: 1:18.

    • 3 years ago
    • 1,893 views
    UW-Madison Chemistry Prof. Bassam Z. Shakhashiri does the "Elephant's Toothpaste" demonstration during the 41st annual "Once Upon a Christmas Cheery, In the Lab of Shakhashiri" in December of 2010....
  • The DuPont Challenge Keynote Address - Duration: 34:53.

    • 2 years ago
    • 96 views
    Prof. Bassam Shakhashiri gives the keynote address at the DuPont Challenge Science Essay Competition. Video courtesy of KaiserRoll Productions.
  • The DuPont Challenge: Honoring Laurel Clark - Duration: 1:21.

    • 2 years ago
    • 643 views
    Bassam Shakhashiri speaks about his former student, Laurel Blair Salton Clark, who was a NASA astronaut and a member of the Space Shuttle Columbia crew. Video courtesy of Kaiser Roll Productions.
  • Science and the Arts: Alexander Borodin and Aldehydes, 2010 - Duration: 5:46.

    • 3 years ago
    • 524 views
    The connections between science and the arts were celebrated when the Madison Youth Choir visited "Once Upon a Christmas Cheery, In the Lab of Shakhashiri" in December of 2010, performing a piece b...
  • Chemiluminescence from the Explosive Reaction of Nitrous Oxide and Carbon Disulfide, 2008 - Duration: 2:59.

    • 3 years ago
    • 6,680 views
    UW-Madison Chemistry Prof. Bassam Z. Shakhashiri does a science demonstraiton during the 39th annual "Once Upon a Christmas Cheery, In the Lab of Shakhashiri" in December of 2008. Bassam ignites a ...
  • They're Water Gel Crystals, which come in different shapes and can be found at a website called Teachersource. The full demo can be found in Prof. Shakhashiri's new book, Chemical Demonstrations Volume 5, which can be found at the University of Wisconsin Press site, or on Teachersource. Glad to hear you're going to be doing this with your students!

    Index of Refraction: Disappearing Glass and Disappearing Gel, 2010 - Duration: 4:15.

    • 4 years ago
    • 30,732 views
    UW-Madison Chemistry Prof. Bassam Z. Shakhashiri does a science demonstraiton during the 41st annual "Once Upon a Christmas Cheery, In the Lab of Shakhashiri" in December of 2010. Bassam makes glas...
  • Prof. Shakahshiri's Battery-Operated Chemical Reaction, 2010 - Duration: 3:14.

    • 4 years ago
    • 7,803 views
    Santa joins UW-Madison Chemistry Prof. Bassam Z. Shakhashiri for a science experiment during the 41st annual "Once Upon a Christmas Cheery, In the Lab of Shakhashiri" in December of 2010. Bassam sh...
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