Henry Rzepa's Blog Chemistry with a twist

April 2, 2016

Celebrating Paul Schleyer: searching for hidden treasures in the structures of metallocene complexes.

A celebration of the life and work of the great chemist Paul von R. Schleyer was held this week in Erlangen, Germany. There were many fantastic talks given by some great chemists describing fascinating chemistry. Here I highlight the presentation given by Andy Streitwieser on the topic of organolithium chemistry, also a great interest of Schleyer's over the years. I single this talk out since I hope it illustrates why people still get together in person to talk about science.


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