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Physics News of the Week: Element 117 Confirmed

Physics News of the Week: Element 117 Confirmed

| May 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Another great week has passed and, as always, we have some great news from the world of physics. Below you can find 3 top news summarized, including useful links. To receive these news weekly to your email box, register for our email newsletter. 1. New Insights into the Uncertainty Principle (April 29) So recently a […]

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Royal Institution: The Science of Fireworks

| November 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

The history of fireworks begins back in the 7th century China, where they were invented, according to historic documents. Fireworks were used to accompany many festivities and grew to become an important part of the culture of China. The art and science of firework making has developed into an independent profession and eventually spread all […]

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Physics News of the Week (January 27 – February 3)

Physics News of the Week (January 27 – February 3)

| February 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

This week some truly remarkable discoveries were made and it’s time to overview them in another edition of the Physics News of the Week. As always, you can support us and get all the most important news to your email by registering to our email newsletter  which can be found here. 1) Scientists Create a Near-Living […]

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The Disappearing Spoon

The Disappearing Spoon

| June 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

“The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements” is the full title of this unique book that tells the story behind the chemical elements, how they were discovered and affected the world. Why did Gandhi hate iodine (I, 53)? How […]

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3 Free Chemistry Textbooks

3 Free Chemistry Textbooks

| May 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Elementary Applied Chemistry by Lewis Benajah Allyn – Ginn and Company , 1912 The object of the exercises in this book is to create and to foster a real love for and interest in the great science of chemistry, to give the pupil a broader outlook on life, and to cause him to feel that he is a factor in […]

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