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If you weren't aware, "Wolverine" comes out this weekend.  I will not be there what with the straightening up and flying right.  (Without actually cleaning or getting on a plane.)  Science and writing: all day, every day!

 While this isn't part of the "Periodic Etchings" series,

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...it does fit among some of the lower molecular weight compound etchings I have posted at random in the past couple years.













 

 

 

 

Anyhoo, while in the Marvel Universe Adamantium is an alloy of iron (which is not one of the actual alloys of iron) in the "actual universe" it is like Kryptonite in its state of "non-existance". Pff...details, I know.


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However, like Kryptonite, it also kind of references real stuff; namely the molecule depicted: Adamantane.  (I was drawing lots of diamondoids this last week which is how I ended up here [I write as if I needed a reason].)

 So...yeah.  I feel like I've dropped enough science related links in here that you can spend a good afternoon reading about real and fictional science.  I should get back to writing about my real, albeit weird, science.


(I would make my zillionth reference to Oingo Boingo here.)

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Oho, and here is some bizarro insight into how my brain works: when I first wrote Adamantane, I flipped some letters and mistyped Amantadine, an amino-substituted version of Adamantane, and now I am listening to songs from the soundtrack of "House".  For you see, not so very many moons ago, Amber Volakis, fan of cutting throats and Meredith Brooks, died of Amantadine poisoning.  Fact retention and tangents!

 

Meredith Brooks also looks kind of a lot like House's #13, Dr. Remy Hadley.  Gambit from the X-Men, was also named Remy, but his last name was LeBeau and he was not a doctor.  I won't be either if I don't get to TCBin'.

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And, on cutting throats, I leave you with this, getting you back to Logan.

(He was not really a goody two claws.)

(If he was holding a knife, he WOULD have 7 tapered knives!)



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