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Iron and Aluminium

Salaam (May God Bless You). The iron and aluminium are two of the most important metals used today. Iron is produced in factories inside a blast furnace. The furnace has various pipes leading to it which are called tuyeres, these emit hot air in to raise the temperature. The hot air goes out through the […]

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Periodic Table

Salaam (May God Bless You). Did you knew that many of the elements in the periodic table have the atomic symbols abbreviated to their names but some have atomic symbols which are totally different. This is because these elements were given the atomic symbols according to their Latin names. Elements are generally supposed to have […]

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Metals

Salaam (May God Bless You). Metals are materials which are found on the Earth’s surface which is a very valuable material. Metals are sorted in to the transition elements of the periodic table and the Group I and Group II metals. The Group I and II metals are soft and are easily broken but the […]

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Ammonia and Sulphur

Salaam (May God Bless You). Ammonia and sulphur are two one of the most important materials found on the earth and are produced and used worldwide. Ammonia is important due to the amount of nitrogen it contains which is precious for crops that provide food to the growing human population. Sulphur is a material used […]

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The Nuclear Atom

Salaam (May God Bless You). The nuclear atoms, the radioactive isotopes, have a radioactive nuclide which slowly loses mass to form gamma radiation. Many other types of radiation are emitted by various materials. In case of an alpha particle emitter, the isotope mass loses its protons and neutrons to form a helium nucleus. The orginal […]

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Radioactivity

Salaam (May God Bless You). Radioactivity is the conversion of small amount of masses into energy. The radioactivity was first discovered by a French scientist, Henri Becquerel in 1896. He was experimenting with a mineral which glows in the dark. He wrapped a black paper around the mineral rock and placed it on plate in […]

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Organic Chemistry

Salaam (May God Bless You). Organic chemistry is the study of organic compounds found and produced around the globe. We divide the study of such materials into special groups called homologous series. The series and the study of such materials revolves around the hydrocarbons, consisting of the two elemants hydrogen and carbon. Two homologous series […]