Star InactiveStar InactiveStar InactiveStar InactiveStar Inactive
 

Energy that is propagated by means of electric and magnetic fields that oscillate in directions perpendicular to the direction of travel of the energy.

Latest Articles

  • Diamonds Are Forever

    Diamonds are still a girl's best friend, right? We love the shiny gems. They are the most popular rocks sold today. But what exactly are they, anyway? Where do they come from? What else are they used for?

  • Protein Design: Automated protein discovery and synthesis

    In this paper I describe (theoretically) the method(s) of automated protein discovery and synthesis.

  • What are Compound Microscopes?

    Most of the microscopes used today are compound. A compound microscope features two or more lenses. A hollow cylinder called the tube connects the two lenses. The top lens, the one people look through, is called the eyepiece. The bottom lens is known as the objective lens. Below the two lenses is...

  • Use of diamonds

    Diamond is a crystalline modification of pure carbon formed in the deep interior of the Earth, in the upper mantle at depths of more than 80-100 kilometers, at exceptionally high pressure and temperature. It is the most precious stone, the hardest and most wear-resistant mineral, the most...

  • Chemistry of the sky

    Chemistry can teach us about the composition of celestial bodies and determine their age.



Most Popular

Oxidation-reduction Reactions

Reactions in which oxidation and reduction occur, also called redox reactions.

Nuclides

Refers to different atomic forms of all elements in contrast to ?isotopes?, which refer only to different atomic forms of a single element.

Native State

Refers to the occurrence of an element in an uncombined or free state in nature.

 

Acidic Salt

A salt containing an ionizable hydrogen atom. Acidic salt does not necessarily produce acidic solutions.

Electrolysis

Process that occurs in electrolytic cells.

Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP)

A written program developed and implemented by an employer designating proceedures, equipment, personal protective equipment, and work practices that are capable of protecting employees from the health hazards presented by hazardous chemicals usid in that particular workplace.

Bonding Pair

Pair of electrons involved in a covalent bond.

Hydrolysis Constant

An equilibrium constant for a hydrolysis reaction.

Amphoterism

The ability to react with both acids and bases.Ability of substance to act as either an acid or a base.

Ferromagnetism

The ability of a substance to become permanently magnetized by exposure to an external magnetic field.