Sulfite Anion

Polyatomic Ions List 1

Polyatomic ions are ions that contain more than one element. This polyatomic ions list contains many common polyatomic ions grouped by charge. Each entry contains the ion’s name, molecular formula and chemical structure. +1 Polyatomic Ions  Ion  Formula Structure Ammonium NH4+ Hydronium H3O+ -1 Polyatomic Ions  Ion  Formula Structure Acetate C2H3O2– […]

Today In Science History – September 14 – Charles François de Cisternay du Fay

September 14 is Charles François de Cisternay du Fay’s birthday. Du Fay was a French chemist who made early contributions to the study of electrical charge. Du Fay discovered there were two types of electric charge. He named these charges after the methods he used to separate them. Vitreous (Latin […]

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Auguste Bravais (1811 - 1863)

Today In Science History – August 23 – Charles-Augustin de Coulomb 1

August 23 marks the passing of Charles-Augustin de Coulomb. Coulomb was a French military engineer known for his work with static electricity. Coulomb is best known for Coulomb’s law. This law is a statement of the force between two electric charges being inversely proportional to the square of the distance […]