Category Archives: Chemistry

National Geographic – August 1995, Hiroshima

66 years ago, the very first atomic bomb was dropped by the Americans onto Hiroshima (広島市). After the a-bombing, the Americans demanded the Japanese surrender, but they still preferred death over the white flag. Then the Americans a-bombed a second … Continue reading

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Marie Curie

Marie Sklodowska was born in Warsaw, Poland on the 7 of November 1867. Known as a great scientist who discovered two new elements (Polonium, Radium), she was also the first woman to receive a Nobel Prize, as well as the first … Continue reading

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Replicating a Scientific Experiment

Since I was in my molecules and atoms period, I also tried doing this experiment: Measuring the Diameter of a Molecule. The experiment was found on a school website. I read the essay summarising the experiment and I thought the concept … Continue reading

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Electricity

Electricity is a general term for a wide range of events resulting from the presence or flow of an electric charge. These events could be things commonly known such as lightning or static electricity, but an other event possible could … Continue reading

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Molecules, Atoms and Elements

An atom is the smallest piece of an element which still has the element’s chemical properties. They are made up of smaller particles called protons, neutrons and electrons. The protons and neutrons bond together in the middle to form the nucleus and … Continue reading

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