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: Alison Bowler
Carbon Symbol: C Atomic Number: 6 Atomic Mass: 12.0107 amu (atomic mass units) Melting Point: 3500.0 C (3773.15 K, 6332.0 F) Boiling Point: 4827.0 C (5100.15 K, 8720.6 F) Number of Electrons: 6 Number of Protons: 6 Number...
By: Leigh Goessl
Mustard gas is a poisonous liquid that is very dangerous if an individual is exposed. The chemical agent, first used in World War I, and subsequently deployed through the 1980s during the Iran-Iraq War, is no longer used by the U.S. The effects of...
By: Andrew Goff
Helium is everywhere. From your blood to that bright neon sign hanging outside of your favorite pizzeria down the street. It provides lift for the Goodyear blimp that can be seen floating over sporting venues across the country. Saturn V, of the Appolo space program...
By: Wes Becker
In celebrations all over the world, one specific thing makes it a celebration, that specific thing is fireworks. Fire works were first used in twelfth century china as a way to ward off evil spirits. Soon the Chinese saw firework's true beauty and it became...
By: Wes Becker
One of the advantages of learning sciences at an early age is that sciences such as chemistry can be portrayed in fun and interesting ways. Simple and easy experiments can show kids how science works and will also make them very interested in science. Getting...
By: Wes Becker
Helium is many things. It is an element, it is a noble gas, and it is also colorless and orderless. On the periodic table, its atomic number is two. Helium was discovered on August eighteenth in eighteen sixty eight. It was discovered by a French...
By: Wes Becker
All matter is composed of particles. These particles are called atoms. Democritus of Abdera, a Greek teacher who lived during the fourth century B.C., was the first person to suggest the presence of atoms. He believed that these atoms were indivisible and he also...
By: Wes Becker
Alcohol is defined as any organic compound in which a hydroxyl group is bound to a carbon atom of an alkyl or substituted alkyl group. If you ever go to a party and experience alcohol first hand it is obvious to feel the effects. Even...
By: Andrew Goff
If I were to tell you to go inside your closet and look through all of your clothes you would probably see some famous names like Ralph Lauren or Tommy Hilfiger, but what about Loeb Strauss? Well, you probably are unfamiliar with the last name...
By: Wes Becker
The basic building block of every organism, what we are all made up of and every living thing around us is made up of. Deoxyribonucleic acid is the basic building block of every living organism. It is the basic instructions for how we are made...

 

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