Valentine’s Day is coming: a time of love, chocolate, romance, and bitter brooding (rank these according to your own preferences). It’s also a time for valentines, which are a great way to share what you love with whom you love.
We have love down to a SCIENCE at The Franklin Institute. Celebrate Valentine’s Day with our official valentines! Share your nerdy love with your valentine on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or print the complete set.
Ah, Valentine’s Day, a holiday full of romance, excitement, disillusionment, and angst! Let’s not dwell on the commercialization of romantic love–let’s instead take this opportunity to celebrate our scientific disciplines with compliments and–my favorite–puns.
Whether you adore Valentine’s Day or despise it, you’ve got to love a clever valentine—especially if it’s science themed. Consider these great examples, and let your heart beat faster as you contemplate the timeless beauty of science merged with romance, as powerful and moving as the flushed mingling of fresh- and saltwater in an estuary.
How do chemists show that special someone they really care about them? As Valentine’s Day approaches, it’s good to know that medicinal chemist Nick Uhlig has put a lot of thought into the matter and has designed cards for the occasion with chemists and those who love them in mind.
Love is in the air for Valentine’s Day! Check out these links for ideas to celebrate it chemistry-style. You can make science-themed valentines, create a borax crystal heart, learn a valentine demo to share with your sweetheart, and more.