By: William Frentz
Salt, otherwise known as NaCl on the periodic table, is one of the most powerful solvents. Salt is used for many everyday purposes such as culinary reasons, road ice melting, and water conditioning. There are several different types of burns from salt. One prominent type...
By: Danny Koenig
The body is built up of many different things such as muscle and fat and water. The thing that gives people the ability to move is the nervous system. The nerves send electrical pulses through the body to tell each muscle what is needs to...
By: Danny Koenig
Water has a boiling point of 100 degrees Celsius because we set the scale for all temperatures. This also is true because water has very strong hydrogen bonds, which make the boiling point for water a lot higher. Water has pretty much been the basis...
By: Andrew Goff
Gold has been one of the most valuable substances on the planet for thousands of years. The ancient Egyptians described this precious metal in hieroglyphics as long ago as 2600 BC; one Egyptian pharaoh even said that gold "was more plentiful than dirt" in Egypt...
By: Marcie Olliges
Toxic Tattooing The new "it" item this year is the tattoo. People from all different races and creeds find this to be an extremely rejuvenating means of recreation. However the statistics are exponentially high on people who later regret their decisions. Sadly, the means by...
By: Danny Koenig
Fahrenheit and Celsius are two ways to measure temperature. These two ways are like comparing yards to meters. One makes a lot more sense yet America still wants to go with the more confusing style. The two conversion formulas are as shown:To convert from Fahrenheit...
By: William Frentz
Fireworks have long been a part of our culture, mainly for celebrating something. However, many people do not really know the history of fireworks or how they work. These beautiful explosions are one instance where chemistry affects our lives in a fairly anonymous manner. The...
By: Danny Koenig
Gold is a very rare substance that makes up only 5/1000000 of the Earth's outer layer.This is like saying 10 million m'n'ms represented the entire world's outer crust, only five of them were made of gold Its rarity and its physical properties have made...
By: William Frentz
Water, otherwise known as H20 on the periodic table, is maybe the most essential compound to human life. Humans, as well as most other forms of life, could not exist without water. It has unique characteristics that sets it apart from other forms of matter...
By: Justin Sullivan
Though alchemy is usually noted as a physical science, in ancient times, alchemy took on a large philosophical and spiritual role in society. In ancient Greece, alchemy was known as the "spagyric art" and meant "to separate and to join together." The main definition...

 

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