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Local Section Spotlight

by Linda Wang
January 7, 2019 | APPEARED IN VOLUME 97, ISSUE 1

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Credit: Steven Chase

On Oct. 6, the Indiana Local Section hosted outreach activities at Celebrate Science Indiana. During one of the demonstrations, ACS’ Immediate Past President Allison Campbell, and Andrew Wu, a gold medalist in the 2018 International Chemistry Olympiad, lit acetylene gas (inside bottles) created from a reaction between calcium carbide and water to launch socks into the crowd. Those who caught a sock received a science T-shirt.

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