Chemistry vs. Physics. Why Both Need Each Other.

Photo: Rhett Allain. A Tesla coil with a plasma globe.

I’ve heard something like this following statement many times.

I’ve heard it multiple times. Why does chemistry have so many rules and exceptions to the rules, but physics doesn’t?

Ok, I have to warn you — I’m a physicists so my answer will obviously be biased. Let me start with one of these “exceptions”. One of the rules you learn in chemistry is the…

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