By attaching a camera to a microscope, Wilson Bentley was able to capture the first photographs of snowflakes. He catalogued a library of images like these. See more images here.
Ever wonder why the elements in period 7 were called Uuo, Uut etc? Uuo was the temporary name for element # 118, ununoctium. Uut was the temporary name for element #113, ununtritium. Those placeholder names have now been replaced by official names, according to IUPAC. With this development, all elements in period 7 have been … More 4 New Elements Get Names
Salt and sugar are both examples of pure substances. They are homogeneous, meaning every sample … More Salt and Sugar