Petr Kilian

Petr Kilian is Senior Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry at the University of St Andrews. He trained as synthetic chemist in area of Main Group chemistry. His current research focuses on strained organo-element molecules, containing organic backbone decorated with selected main group elements.

Jan 13, 2019

350 years after its discovery, this vital element is running out

Scientists predict in almost thirty to forty year that there will be a shortage of one vital element: Phosphorous. Petr Kilian, a senior lecturer in chemistry, explains why.

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