Why Can We See through Glass?

by raj.b on September 23, 2016 · 0 comments

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Can you see through glass? All say yes. What makes you see through glass? Nine out of ten people says because it is transparent. Yes it is. Glass was the ultimate in see-through. Indeed with the exception of water and a few natural materials, it’s still one of the only transparent materials there is. In […]

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The International Day of Peace is also known as World Peace Day and this day is celebrated on 21st September every year. This day is noticeably observed worldwide for peace, a period or a state without any violence or war. However, this day was celebrated in 1982 for the first time and later, it was […]

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How do you Froth Milk?

by Vijaya on September 15, 2016 · 0 comments

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You can froth milk by heating it in a pan over medium heat and beating it with a whisk until hot but not boiling. To generate the high pressure needed to produce “micro foam” – a creamy, velvety-smooth froth composed of only the tiniest, most imperceptible micro bubbles – for that a powerful lever operated […]

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Some Eye-Catching Facts about Octopus

by admin on August 30, 2016 · 0 comments

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Octopus, an interesting sea creature that comes under the kingdom of Animalia carries some noteworthy characteristics. The scientific name of this creature is Octopoda and it has 3 – 5 year lifespan. However, almost 300 recognized octopus species are available and this living entity is usually venomous, especially the blue ringed octopuses are deadly to […]

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Chemistry In The Current Industry

August 29, 2016

Electricity can have a strong effect on chemical systems. For many years it was not suspected that any connection existed between chemistry and electricity; though some of the meteorological phenomena, especially the production of clouds and the formation of rain which are obviously connected with chemistry seem likewise to claim some connection with electricity. The […]

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Chemistry of Water

August 25, 2016

Water is by far the most common liquid on the Earth’s surface, and its unique properties enable life to exist. For chemists, water is a small, simple looking and common molecule H2O but they also know it has many unusual and even unique properties. Scientist in many other disciplines have their own viewpoints about water […]

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Chemistry Laboratory Safety Rules -TutorVista Blog

August 21, 2016

A summary of rules everybody should be aware in chemistry lab. Dress appropriately for the lab – wear safety goggles and a lab apron or coat. Tie back long hair. Know what safety equipment is available and how to use it – This includes the eyewash fountain, fire blanket, fire extinguisher and emergency shower. Know […]

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Stoichiometry: The Measurement of Elements

August 15, 2016

Stoichiometry is the measure of relative proportions in which elements form compounds or in which substances react. The word stoichiometry derives from two Greek words “stoicheion” (meaning element) and “metron” (meaning measure). It is the name given to the quantitative relationships between the compounds in a chemical reaction. It illustrates the calculations and the fundamental […]

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Why Carbon monoxide and Hemoglobin is a Deathly Combination?

August 8, 2016

Hemoglobin has a much higher affinity for carbon monoxide than for oxygen. Carbon monoxide and oxygen complete for the same binding sites on hemoglobin but the affinity of hemoglobin for carbon monoxide is 240 times that between hemoglobin and oxygen. Carbon monoxide (CO) combines with hemoglobin at the same point on the hemoglobin molecule as […]

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Is Milk a Homogeneous or Heterogeneous Mixture?

August 4, 2016

Mixtures can be either homogeneous or heterogeneous and it can be of several types. In milk it is difficult to see the different components with the naked eye. However, under a microscope you can see that milk is made up of small globules of fat, tiny lumps of protein and a clear liquid. Mixtures that […]

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