Just back from Day 1 at the Denver ACS meeting. Spent the afternoon at the INORG session celebrating the 50th anniversary of the journal Inorganic Chemistry. As usual, Harry Gray stole the show with his talk- today it was on oxo complexes. What I like about Gray is that he shows the younger members that being socially constipated is not manditory for success in chemistry. Maybe it’s his delivery, but after a Gray talk I leave feeling like I have gotten a glimpse of the future.
Attendance is down a bit due to hurricane Irene. Looks like the Atlantic coast dodged the bullet. Earth quakes, hurricanes … what next? Cane toads?