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: Erich Rosenberger M.D.
In the last year, a story has whirled around the internet about a scientist who has managed to "burn water". Supposedly he has tapped in to a previously unavailable source of almost limitless energy. Imagine the possibilities! All we have to do is make small...
By: Erich Rosenberger M.D.
In order to fully understand what an ion is, it's important to understand the structure of the atom. The structure of the atom was only discovered within the last one hundred years. It took many scientists years of hard work to unlock the secrets of...
By: Pat Lunsford
The chemical properties of copper: This reddish, rust-colored metal has been widely used in every home, apartment structure and commercial buildings for years. One of the best conductors for electricity and heat, it has been an essential metal for most of our industries.All of...
By: Pat Lunsford
The chemical properties of gold: One of the most precious metals known to man, gold (AU), also known as the king of metals, doesn't tarnish like most other metals. Gold jewelry, which accounts for more than seventy percent of all gold produced, can be worn...
By: Reshmi Mukherjee
Water, water and water, almost everywhere water earth appears like this when you see from space. Almost 2/3 of earth's surface is covered by water. It is most abundant substance on earth, essential for every living creature in this planet. Water is a major component...
By: Tarek Musslimani
Organic chemistry is the branch of chemistry that deals with carbon and hydrogen atoms chemistry. The organic chemistry has added to it other branches such as nitrogen containing organic compounds and oxygen containing organic compounds and sulfur and selenium and other atoms that were incorporated...
By: Tarek Musslimani
Acids and bases have various definitions accordingto their structure and function. There are three basic definitions of acids and bases. These are the Bronsted definition of acids and bases and the definition by lewis and the third definition is by Lux and Flood. Bronsted acid...
By: Tarek Musslimani
Carbon atom is unique among other atoms, in that it is the atom that our life is built upon. All the compounds inside our body constitute of organic compounds, which have carbon and hydrogen atoms. Examples are amino acids, the building blocks of proteins, and...
By: Tarek Musslimani
Water is the most important, and most abundant compound on earth. It is essential for our life on this planet. Distilled water has a boiling point of 100 degrees celsius. It has a freezing point of 0 degrees celsius. The reason why water has a...
By: Raven Lebeau
Are you having trouble understanding the fundamental concept of acid base chemistry? Yes? Well, are you truly thinking at the high school or college level? Yes? Well, see, that's your problem right there! Stop it! You need to get in the five-year-old state of mind...

 

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