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.
What are hydrates, and how are they named?
By: Daniel Ensign
The purpose of the lab and the information reported is to allow one to infer as to what the unidentified substance from the experiment. This lab is useful for teaching students to identify hydrates through finding percentage of mass in terms of H2O. IntroductionA hydrate...
By: Justin Sullivan
Fireworks are amazing objects that many people associate with Independence Day or Thunder over Louisville. Most people know that fireworks are very colorful and very powerful. These same great fireworks are also known to be immensely dangerous and can have harmful and painful effects if...
By: Daniel Ensign
Helium, He, is the second most abundant element in the universe. It is believed to have been created by the Big Bang, and it also the second lightest element (Hydrogen is the lightest). Helium is used all around you, whether it be the oxygen tanks...
By: Danny Koenig
Plutonium:Plutonium has an Atomic number 94Plutonium has an Atomic weight 239Plutonium's atomic radium is (nm) 0.137Plutonium has an Electronic configuration [Rn] 5f6 6d0 7s2Plutonium has a Melting point of 639.5 degrees CelsiusPlutonium has a Boiling point of 3235 degrees CelsiusPlutonium is a rare...
By: Danny Koenig
Helium has many different uses. One use of helium that peoples don't often think of or know is that helium is actually used in neon signs. Neon signs are not really neon all of the time. Neon is a specific color and Nobel gasses all...
By: Julia Lustig
By definition, Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is a nucleic acid that contains the genetic instructions used in the development and functioning of all known living organisms and some viruses. To put it in easier terms, DNA, also known as deoxyribonucleic acid, is the makeup of hereditary...
By: Danny Koenig
Oxygen is an element represented by the letter O. Oxygen's atomic number is 8. The atomic weight of oxygen is 15.9994. The group number of oxygen is 16 and the group name of oxygen is Chalcogen. The period number of oxygen is two while...
By: Daniel Ensign
H20, more commonly known as water, is composed of two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom.H20, more commonly known as water, is composed of two hydrogen atoms for every oxygen atom. Water can exist in three phases, ice as a solid, water as a...
By: Danny Koenig
Copper, discovered by the ancients, is a metal with a crystalline structure. Copper contains twenty nine protons, as signified by its atomic number of twenty nine. Its atomic symbol is Cu. Copper's surface is extremely metallic. Being a reddish metal, it reflects very well red...
By: Danny Koenig
The air is filled with many different elements but only four elements make up 99.998% of the air. Nitrogen is 78.084% oxygen is 20.747% argon is .934% and carbon dioxide takes up 0.033%. There are many elements that have parts per...

 

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