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Visiting the chemistry lab

Chemistry University Cambridge

“Lena, what exactly is Nis’ PhD about?“ Every time someone asks me this question I try to hide the fact that I am actually not that interested in science in general. Instead I throw in words like “inorganic chemistry” and “batteries” and hope that the person who asked the question is actually not that interested either and just tried to keep the conversation going. Sometimes though, it happens that someone is genuinely interested in Nis’ PhD project and also somewhat of a science person. That’s when these conversations can get a bit awkward because I am not even able to explain briefly what my husband is doing all day in the lab.
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