Already have an ACS ID? Log in
Renew your membership, and continue to enjoy these benefits.
Already an ACS Member? Log in here
Choose the membership that is right for you. Discount will be applied automatically at checkout.
Enjoy these benefits no matter which membership you pick.
Most Popular in Environment
I read the piece about J. Clarke Anderson’s projectile pet food with much interest and amusement (C&EN, Jan. 5, page 40). Immediately, it rang a bell.
In 1996, the science-fiction writer James White published the novel “The Galactic Gourmet: A Sector General Novel.” Chapters 5 through 7 narrate the galactic gourmet’s efforts to devise a nontoxic, edible projectile mechanism to enable members of a species called the Chaldars to chase their food even when confined to an artificial environment. Anderson’s idea is wacky and wonderful, as C&EN noted, but hardly new.
This article has been sent to the following recipient: