Surprises of Chirality

Surprises of Chirality

Author: Vera Koester

Our ChemPubSoc Europe Advent Calendar highlights articles from magazines of the ChemPubSoc Europe societies. ChemViews Magazine is the magazine of ChemPubSoc Europe. Dr. Vera Koester (pictured) is Editor-in-Chief of ChemViews Magazine.

Vera Koester chose the Clever Picture What is Chirality?.

Why have you selected this article?

We chose this article because it shows many surprising examples of chirality and because we love our Clever Pictures, where we describe things in images.

What is the article about?

The article describes in pictures what chirality is and where you can find it in chemistry, in nature, and in everyday life and how chirality has, for example, influenced architecture.

Can you say a few words about yourself, please?

I have been the Editor-in-Chief of ChemViews Magazine, the magazine of ChemPubSoc Europe, since 2010.

Before that, I first worked for Ullmann’s Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry and then for several journals in the field of Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology, and Environmental Sciences.



  • Link to the article:

Clever Picture: What is Chirality?,
ChemViews Magazine 2017.



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