Learn about Amedeo Avogadro and his funky gases, Italian Revolutions, and starry-nosed moles.
And we're back for the second installment of our gas laws series - Charles' Law. If you need to refresh on the other gas laws in this series you can check out our post on Boyles' Law, Avogadros' Law, and the Ideal Gas Law. Let's review what a gas is: a gas a is a … Continue reading Charles’s Law: History and Work Problem
The two variables we're looking at today are pressure and volume, whose gas relationship was discovered during the Renaissance.
What we often refer to as 'light' is a narrow portion of a broad spectrum of electromagnetic radiation. This spectrum stretches from radio waves with a wavelength of 10³ m to gamma rays with a wavelength of 10⁻¹² m. We work mainly with light in the visible spectrum in this lesson, but the fundamentals learned here can be applied to any portion of the EM spectrum.
Born 22 June 1939 in the Guela quarter in Jerusalem, Ada Yonath is the oldest daughter of Hillel and Esther Livshitz. At that time, the area of Palestine was under British control. World War I left Palestine and other territories of the freshly defeated Ottoman Empire in limbo. The 1920 document issued by the League … Continue reading Profile: Ada E. Yonath
Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin (1910 - 1994) British chemist known for mapping the structure of insulin, Vitamin B12, and other notable biochemistry molecules.
Iréne Curie was born on September 12, 1897 in Paris, France to Marie and Pierre Curie. She was the oldest of two, her younger sister Eve being born in 1904. Iréne grew up to be a bright, smart, and quick young woman. Marie and Pierre would be awarded the 1903 Nobel prize in physics alongside Henri … Continue reading Profile: Iréne Joliot-Curie
Early Years: Maria Curie neé Sklodowska was born on November 7, 1867 in what is now known as Warsaw, Poland. The youngest of five, she excelled in school, and eventually went to seek out secondary education. Maria's parents were both educators. Unable to attend the mens only University of Warsaw, Sklodowska attended Warsaw's infamous … Continue reading Profile: Marie Sklodowska-Curie
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