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: Julia Lustig
INTRODUCTIONA hydrate is a compound that contains water. After the water is removed, the solid that remains is called the anhydrous salt, or anhydrate for short. Our goal for this lab was to first determine the percent of water in the compound, then find out...
By: Julia Lustig
Fireworks were said to have occurred around 2,000 years ago in China. They were actually found by a Chinese cook when she was mixing kitchen ingredients one day. She mixed KNO3, sulfur, and charcoal, and simply heated them in an oven in her kitchen...
By: Julia Lustig
LSD, also known as Lysergic Acid Diethylamide is a potent hallucinogenic drug, which is also called a psychedelic drug. Lysergic acid was first discovered in Switzerland in 1083. LSD is sensitive to oxygen, ultraviolet light, and chlorine, especially in solution, though its potency may last...
By: Danny Koenig
Nitrogen is a gas that mkaes up 78 percent of our air by its volume, the atmosphese of mars is only 2.6 percent of the element nitrogen is a vital part to all living things and is in all biological compounds makeup the french...
By: Danny Koenig
Lysergic Acid Diathylamide also known as acid, LSD, blotter, cid, doses, and trips, as well as names that reflects the designs on sheets of blotter paper such as orange smiley, etceteras. Acid is a drug that makes your brain work extra hard, normally your mind...
By: Gabe Duverge
Chemical warfare is the use of chemicals to kill, injure, or incapcitate and enemy in a warfare situation. Chemical warfare is much different from conventional weapons because the effects are not due to any explosive force. The use of living organisms is considered biological warfare...
By: Danny Koenig
A mood ring is a ring. The ring contains a thermochromic element. An example of a thermochromic element is a liquid crystal.The ring changes color in response to the body temperature of its wearer. The thermochromic element will change the wavelength of light when...
By: Justin Sullivan
The chemical element platinum is a heavy, malleable, ductile, precious transition metal. Platinum has the atomic symbol Pt and boasts an atomic number of 78 and is in group ten of the Periodic Table of Elements. The grayish-white transition metal is resistant to corrosion and...
By: Danny Koenig
Sulpher is the smell you smell when you go to a pool and it smells like rotten eggs, sulpher puts out a really bad odor but it is really relaxing in the pools, sulpher is also used in a process to turn a black and...
By: Jake Mcdermott
DNA is a common acronym known to almost everybody form about middle school and up. What does this catchy abbreviation stand for? DNA stands for Deoxyribonucleic acid, which is the basis for all human beings. DNA comes in the form of a strand which is...

 

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