Chemistry

VICELAND

'HAMILTON'S PHARMACOPEIA' Meets the Chemists Who Specialize in Making MDMA

On a new episode of the VICELAND show, Hamilton Morris hangs out with a few rogue scientists who use their labs to cook up the psychoactive drug.
VICE Staff
1.2.18
Photography

Surreal Mushroom Cloud Landscapes Look Positively Radioactive

Yoshimitsu Umekawa reflects on Japan's nuclear past through trippy neon photos made with water, light, and ink.
Masha (Maria) Koblykova
7.26.17
High Art

Paintings Break Down Exactly What Happens on Psychedelic Drugs

Kelsey Brookes visualizing psychotropics like LSD.
Beckett Mufson
7.4.17
Science

Who Needs Drugs When You Can Watch Magnetic Liquid Under a Microscope

Fucking magnets, right?
Beckett Mufson
4.19.17
Film

Under a Microscope, Heavy Metals Look Like Crystal Kingdoms

Chemicals and equations are a glimmering audiovisual feast in this macro 4K film.
Kara Weisenstein
12.20.16
VICELAND

Inside the Lazy Lizard School of Hedonism

On the season finale of 'Hamilton's Pharmacopeia,' we meet up with famed LSD chemist Casey Hardison in the Nevada desert.
VICE Staff
12.7.16
Stuff

Tracing the History of PCP

On an all new episode of 'Hamilton's Pharmacopeia', Hamilton travels across the US to learn about the drug's journey from the pharmacy to the streets.
VICE Staff
11.2.16
Stuff

We Watched a Scientist Synthesize PCMO in a Lab

On the latest episode of 'Hamilton's Pharmacopeia,' VICE's resident drug expert tracks down a former PCP cook and tries out a variation of his recipe in the lab.
VICE Staff
11.2.16
VICELAND

The Secret Government Program Behind the South African Quaalude

On the season premiere of 'Hamilton's Pharmacopeia' on VICELAND, Hamilton Morris travels to the last place where ludes still exist to investigate the drug's history.
VICE Staff
10.21.16
Stuff

Get Ready for a Close Look at the Ways People Like to Get High on 'Hamilton's Pharmacopeia'

On our new VICELAND show, chemist Hamilton Morris takes us on a journey to uncover the history behind the world's most extraordinary mind-altering substances.
VICE Staff
9.29.16
Design

Meet the Chemist Who Accidentally Created a New Blue Pigment

Step aside, ultramarine and cobalt—YInMn blue is just as vibrant and far more durable.
Noémie Jennifer
7.8.16
Art

Why Artists Might Not Want Vantablack Anyway (Yet)

Anish Kapoor's "blackest black" pigment isn’t totally safe, and neither was the color that killed Napoleon.
Alyssa Buffenstein
3.7.16