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Chemistry Facts & Trivia - Page 3

Water expands by about 10% as it freezes. Sciensational.com

It is estimated that a plastic container can resist decomposition for as long as 50,000 years. Sciensational.com

If you slowly pour a handful of salt into a totally full glass of water it will not overflow. In fact, the water level will go down. Sciensational.com

Hydrogen gas is the least dense substance. Sciensational.com

Liquid air looks like water with a bluish tint.

Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the Universe (75%). Sciensational.com

Oxygen is the most abundant element in the Earth's crust, waters, and atmosphere (about 49.5%)

The only letter not appearing on the Periodic Table is the letter J. Sciensational.com

Hydrofluoric acid will dissolve glass.

A bee sting is acidic and a wasp sting is alkali. To treat a sting by one of these you should use the opposite type of chemical. Sciensational.com

The amount of carbon in the human body is enough to fill about 9,000 'lead' pencils. Sciensational.com