Ethylene gas (C2H4) is also used to induce flowering. It is widely used in the chemical industry, and its worldwide production (over 150 million tonnes in 2016) exceeds that of any other organic compound
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A trillion as in a million million (1012). That's a lot of scents!
Water does not mix with oil and it vaporizes, carrying thousands of oil droplets. This in turncreates a huge contact surface with oxygen which intensifies combustion
The deciduous teeth of children born after 1963 contained 50x more Strontium-90 than their parents' teeth, because of large-scale atomic testing.
Without going through the liquid state. This is called sublimation
When it is supersaturated, even the slightest touch of the hand will induce a sudden change of state, releasing energy in the form of heat.
It took 101 for the hydrogen bonds to become visible, after they were first described. Thanks to atomic force microscopes.
This is because the metal surface is constantly being exposed to the air, which creates a continuous oxidation reaction. A tiny drop can "eat away" a entire aluminum can.
Often referred to as "elephant toothpaste", it occurs when you mix hydrogen peroxide with potassium iodide