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Chemistry in Pictures: Be still, my giant rotovap

by Craig Bettenhausen
March 13, 2020

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As I stood contemplating this giant rotary evaporator on display at the Pittcon 2020 expo, thinking of the hours I spent on a regular-sized rotovap in graduate school, an older chemist with a long white beard and plaid shirt stood next to me. After a while, he said, “Reminds me of the moonshine setup my uncle had deep in the woods in Tennessee.”

Credit: Craig Bettenhausen/C&EN

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