A sample of matter composed of two or more substances, each of which retains its identity and properties.
Chemistry of the sky
Chemistry can teach us about the composition of celestial bodies and determine their age.
Protein Design: Automated protein discovery and synthesis
In this paper I describe (theoretically) the method(s) of automated protein discovery and synthesis.
Interesting facts about metals
Metals have been used by people since ancient times. All the time the process of obtaining them was improved, useful alloys of various metals appeared. Let’s look at interesting facts about metals.
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...
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?
The percent of a specified compound or element in an impure sample.
The substance that oxidizes another substance and is reduced.
The ratio of the density of a substance to the density of water.
A Nuclear particle with the mass of an electron but opposite charge.
The very small, very dense, positively charged center of an atom containing protons and neutrons, as well as other subatomic particles.
A catalyst that exists in the same phase (solid, liquid or gas) as the reactants. The process is called Homogeneous Catalysis.
Protection of a metal (making ir a cathode) against corrosion by attaching it to a sacrifical anode of a more easily oxidized metal.
A binary compound of oxygen.
A substance that conducts electricity well in a dilute aqueous solution.
An algebraic increase in the oxidation number, may correspond to a loss of electrons.