Chemistry

Every moment of every day, chemistry plays a part in all we experience. This branch of the Helium network humbly attempts to illuminate the vast array of chemical knowledge, making it accessible to all. Let our site inform, inspire, and awe you with chemical wonders.
By: Molly Carter
Sitting on nearly every gas station counter is a box of mood rings, which seems to mystify even the most skeptical customer. These little rings, are suppose to shift colors with your mood. Although they may not have perfect scientific accuracy, these little rings do...
By: May Monten
Mood rings! Thinking about them is a blast to the past, evoking memories of a time of mini skirts, platform shoes, and big hair.Did you ever wonder how mood rings work? It seems like magic. But a little research reveals that the explanation is...
By: Paul Lines
If you look in the dictionary for the definition of Alchemy if will provide you two conspicuously different meanings for the word. The first is that it is a medieval forerunner of processes used in chemistry and the second declares it be the chemical reaction...
By: Betsy Young
Diesel and biodiesel are akin to two separate peas in the same pod. They both work well especially in the new lower emission diesel engines. These engines are now required in regular diesel engine vehicles throughout Europe, Canada and the United States. They are designed...
How mood rings work
By: Effie Moore Salem
Mood rings are fads as every intelligent teenager knows but they are fun and are good conversation starters and are relatively inexpensive. What's the harm? There is none if their use is clearly understood. In fact, just learning how they work teaches a little something...
By: Darian Peters
Alchemy is arguably the important forerunner of modern chemistry although many will be familiar with it for the rather less auspicious association of trying to turn base metals into gold. This now defunct interdiscipline was practiced throughout the Classical world and continued in Europe right...
By: Katie Lee
Alchemy may best be viewed as the eccentric, but brilliant relative, of the science family. Encompassing disciplines like physics, chemistry, medicine, and astrology, it also has roots in metallurgy, mysticism and spiritualism. Not surprisingly, there's been confusion and misunderstanding about what alchemy really is, or...
By: M. J. Joachim
Alchemy: The Science of RecyclingHistorical FoundationsThe science of alchemy is a form of chemistry and speculative philosophy dating back to early civilization. Its history can be traced back to Egyptian mummification, when people began preserving bodies in an effort to prepare for immortality. The foundations...
By: Rizpah Steverson
The 1970's the nation fell into an economic slump, inflation soared to new levels. President Nixon was impeached. He resigned office on August 9th 1974 being the first president to resign from office. The 1970's was the beginning of the women's movement. The 1970's saw...
Fuel emissions: The difference between diesel and biodiesel exhaust
By: Effie Moore Salem
Diesel fuel emissions are damaging to the environment, as are other exhaust fumes. Since our environment is being compromised by such exhausts, tests have been done to see which of the two diesel fuels, diesel and bio-diesel, are more harmful. While it is known that...

 

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