The Chemistry of Tea: A Taste for Heavy Water

One of the “Adjunct Scholars” of the Vatican Observatory is Dr. Michelle Francl, professor of chemistry at Bryn Mawr College, a noted women’s university near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA). Along with her scientific research, she writes extensively on faith and science issues and as a popularizer of science. For example, in a recent podcast for the Vatican Observatory she told the story of tasting “heavy water” where the deuterium isotope of hydrogen replaces regular hydrogen in the water molecule. Her latest work combines this sense of fun with solid scholarship… and a few Jesuit connections as well. Her new book Steeped:…...

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