Daily Archives: April 27, 2014

Sirius A and B
When you look up at the stars, one of the first things you may notice is some are brighter than others. Early Greek astronomers believed all the stars were the same distance from us, so brighter stars must be bigger stars. They catalogued the stars by their “magnitude”. The magnitude […]

10 Brightest Stars

Hydrochloric Acid 1
This is a list of the strong acids and strong bases. There aren’t very many, so it’s a good idea to memorize them, if you can. Table of Strong Acids The strong acids ionize completely in water to yield or or more protons per acid molecule. Name Formula Ionization hydrogen iodide […]

Table of Strong Acids and Strong Bases

Lithium Coin Battery
Traditional batteries contain three parts: a cathode, anode and an electrolyte. Each part serves a function. The cathode generates a positive charge, the anode carries a negative charge, and the electrolyte carries ions between the two electrodes. Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have found a way to alter the arrangement. They created […]

New Electrolyte Combination Creates Longer Life For Batteries