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Patrick Walter

News Editor — Chemistry World
As seen in: Chemistry World
News editor @ChemistryWorld. Ed board @The_Biochemist. Tea drinker. #chemistry #science DMs open - send me your story tips/pitches. Views my own, but of course

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@PatDWalter — 723 followers, 3,125 tweets

@dewhurst_ben @chemDrK Yes I can understand that. Supposedly when Einstein was asked what the speed of sound was he asked why would he know that? He'd just look it up in a book!
Should students memorise the periodic table? I agree with @chemDrK that there's not much point. Familiarity and understanding of the organising principles are much more important 
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