From: Suzanne Howard <showard**At_Symbol_Here**WELLESLEY.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Chemistry-oriented science fiction?
Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2015 08:35:14 -0400
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The Prophecy by David Seltzer is about a chemical released from a paper mill in Maine and the impacts it has on the surrounding communities (ie. big bad monster). Bit more campy horror than sci-fi but still a good read.

On Tue, Aug 11, 2015 at 8:31 AM, Stuart, Ralph <Ralph.Stuart**At_Symbol_Here**> wrote:
> >Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut

Thanks to everyone for their literature suggestions in response to my inquiry (feel free to keep them coming). Cat's Cradle was the one I had in mind and couldn't pull up in my mind. I like that example because it connects atomic level behavior with unpredictable results at the observable and global scales.

- Ralph

Ralph Stuart, CIH, CCHO
Chemical Hygiene Officer
Keene State College


Suzanne Howard
Director EHS
Wellesley College
300 Central Street
Wellesley, MA

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