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: Raven Lebeau
Atoms are composed of three basic subatomic particles. The proton, neutron, and electron. I think of etymology when I have to learn new science terms. The etymology of proton is like "pro" or "for", like if you're "pro" on a political issue than you are...
By: Erinn Soule
The task of buying jewelry today can be a bit confusing when it comes to the different types of gold available. There are many kinds of gold. There is white gold, yellow gold, rose gold, pink gold and even green gold.Genuine gold will always...
By: John Carter
Making IronThe simplest way of making iron is with the so-called Catalan forge named after the Catalan district in Spain Although the basics of the process has been known for thousands of years. In this method the iron ore, an oxide of iron, was mixed...
By: Jeff Karren
For many years, engineers have strived to develop efficient actuators that transform energy from one form to another. For example, to transform electrical energy into rotational mechanical energy, inventors developed the electric motor. Most of these devices, however, have the problem of wasting energy in...
By: Steve Lussing
We tend to think of the sun when we think of the hottest possible temperatures. The temperature in the sun's interior is estimated to be about 15 million degrees Kelvin. A thermonuclear explosion can generate even higher temperatures, at most about a hundred million degrees...
By: S.C. Kleinhans
Uranium is a very interesting element because it has been utilized in vastly different ways. Some of them have been very violent while others have been exceptionally peaceful and productive ways. I'm an inquisitive person so I was rather curious about the information provided by...
By: Mike Saunders
Polymers are substances that are made up of molecules with a large mass, connected by covalent chemical bonds. They are used throughout society for a variety of different functions. Contrary to popular belief, the polymer material is not limited to plastic. Polymers are used for...
By: Heidi Klum
The article below offers insight into water's unique properties that differentiate it from other liquids. Explanations, in terms of the molecular chemistry, are provided to support each factual affirmation. A mere acquaintance with various chemistry terms and terminology is necessary to fully comprehend the behavior...
By: Emily Strobel
Mood rings are rings that show different colors and those colors correspond to the certain emotion you are feeling, or so people say. In the 1970s, they were all the rage. They were invented by Joshua Reynolds and these rings were a big fad during...
By: Emily Strobel
Invisible ink is a form of stenography, which is simply the art of writing hidden messages without letting the recipient know that there is, in fact, a message being sent. There is another form that is close to this: cryptography is a message that the...

 

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