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Law of Conservation of Energy

Energy cannot be created or destroyed, it may be changed from one form to another.

Two chemistry egg tricks

The French have a saying: "You cannot cook an omelet without breaking eggs."Chemists hearing this proverb totally disagree. There is nothing easier than cleaning an egg without breaking its shell.
Probably our readers have already guessed how to do this, as it’s known that the hard shell of the egg is carbon dioxide, like chalk and marble.

Activity Series

A listing of metals (and hydrogen) in order of decreasing activity.

Emulsion

Colloidal suspension of a liquid in a liquid.

Absorption Spectrum

Spectrum associated with absorption of electromagnetic radiation by atoms (or other species) resulting from transitions from lower to higher energy states. An absorption spectrum is the inverse of an emission spectrum.

Adsorption

Adhesion of a species onto the surfaces of particles.

Particulate Matter

Fine divided solid particles suspended in polluted air.

D-Orbitals

Beginning in the third energy level, aset of five degenerate orbitals per energy level, higher in energy than s and p orbitals of the same energy level.

 

Atomic Mass Unit (amu)

One twelfth of a mass of an atom of the carbon-12 isotope, a unit used for stating atomic and formula weights, also called dalton.

Boron Hydrides

Binary compounds of boron and hydrogen.