Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) and Walter White (Bryan Cranston) in Breaking Bad.

Fans of TV series Breaking Bad may have recognised a picture of Werner Heisenberg on the Leaving Cert chemistry paper. The German theoretical physicis(...)

Students were given two samples within temperature ranges and asked to determine which was purer. There were also some topical questions such as an exercise exploring the release of the element caesium into the atmosphere after the tsunami in Japan.

Tsunamis, the Irish chemist Robert Boyle and octane fumes all made for an interesting Leaving Cert chemistry paper yesterday which invited students to(...)