As the car anticipates its dance around the racetrack, the engine
growls and pops, and all senses become immersed in the smell of
exhaust vapors and the sounds of raw speed and excitement. As it
turns out, these also are the sights, sounds, and smells of
chemistry! The car is a great example of an everyday device with
an abundance of chemistry hiding in plain sight. In fact, almost
everything in a car can be described from a chemical... more...