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