Searching for Christmas Presents?

Searching for Christmas Presents?

Author: ChemistryViews

It is that time of the year again: The holiday season has started. If you are still searching for the perfect present for chemists or science fans among your friends, family, or colleagues, we can help: ChemistryViews and Wiley/Wiley-VCH Editors recommend science-themed presents below.

Games & Toys

Evolution

In this board game, players create species and adapt them to a changing ecosystem

Lisa Pecher, Angewandte Chemie

 

 

“Rocket Ship” Doll House

This wooden rocket ship has four levels and a range of accessories for little astronauts

Matteo Cavalleri, Publisher for materials science and physics journals

 

 

Playmobil Chemistry Class

This set includes classroom equipment and scientist figures for the young chemists

Matteo Cavalleri, Publisher for materials science and physics journals

 

 

Samantha Cristoforetti Barbie® Signature Doll

This doll honors aviator, engineer, and ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti

Vera Koester, ChemistryViews

 

 

LEGO® Chain Reactions

This set allows you to transform building bricks into functioning machines

Matteo Cavalleri, Publisher for materials science and physics journals

 

 

GEOlino Advent Calendar

This advent calendar features 24 fun experiments (in German)

Christian Remenyi, Nachrichten aus der Chemie

 

 

Apparel & Jewellery

STEM-Inspired Dresses

This store offers dresses with science- and technology-inspired patterns such as the periodic table, antibodies, or constellations

Lisa Pecher, Angewandte Chemie

 

 

“I Think You’re Overreacting” T-Shirt

This t-shirt features a chemistry joke

Heiko Kuhn, Chemistry—An Asian Journal

 

 

Fun Chemistry Socks

These colorful socks allow you to show off your love for chemistry

David Peralta, ChemMedChem

 

 

“Vaccine” Element Hoodie

This hoodie keeps you warm in these trying times

Heiko Kuhn, Chemistry—An Asian Journal

 

 

Chemistry Pins & Badges

This Etsy store offers pins picturing a variety of science concepts and devices

Lisa Pecher, Angewandte Chemie

 

 

Cooking & Dining

“I Made A Chemistry Joke” Mug

This mug holds your coffee and lifts your spirits with a chemistry joke

Heiko Kuhn, Chemistry—An Asian Journal

 

 

Home & Decor

Storm Glass Weather Station

The crystals in this decorative glass object change with the weather conditions

Heiko Kuhn, Chemistry—An Asian Journal

 

 

Copper Ingot Paperweight

This paperweight celebrates an important element

Xin Su, Angewandte Chemie

 

 

“Oh, Chemist Tree” Cushion Cover

This cover combines a love for chemistry and puns with holiday spirit

Heiko Kuhn, Chemistry—An Asian Journal

 

 

Periodic Table of the Elements Wooden Wall Decor

These stylish wooden elements feature different words for your wall decor

Pilar Calleja, Angewandte Chemie

 

 

Tools & Electronics

Digital Tape Measure

This tool is a modern upgrade over a regular tape measure

Xin Su, Angewandte Chemie

 

 

Books

A Shot to Save the World: The Inside Story of the Life-or-Death Race for a COVID-19 Vaccine

by Gregory Zuckerman

This book gives a blow-by-blow account of how the vaccines against COVID-19 were first developed

Rachel Schmidt-Radde, Angewandte Chemie

 

 

Bewilderment

by Richard Powers

This novel deals with the life of a widowed astrobiologist who develops an experimental neurofeedback therapy to help his son

Wolfgang Sieß

 

 

The Vaccine: Inside the Race to Conquer the COVID-19 Pandemic

by Joe Miller with Dr. Özlem Türeci and Dr. Ugur Sahin

This book tells the story of the couple who founded BioNTech and developed a vaccine against COVID-19

Vera Koester, ChemistryViews

If you have already found the perfect gift, you can add your own suggestions in the comment section below.


 

 

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