Essays Tagged: "british chemist"

Thallium

oils at 1730 K. It is a solid when at room temperature. Thallium was discovered in 1861 by a British chemist and physicist. His name was Sir William Crookes. He discovered it spectroscopically ...

(2 pages) 37 0 2.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Oxygen

ent. On earth, oxygen is more abundant than any other element. Oxygen was discovered in 1774 by the British chemist Joseph Priestley and, independently, by the Swedish chemist Carl Wilhelm Scheele; it ...

(3 pages) 70 0 3.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Life of James Joule.

was home schooled, and then at sixteen, was sent to Cambridge. There he studied with John Dalton, a British Chemist. After graduating, he began to study on his own, in a laboratory, at his father's ho ...

(1 pages) 25 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Detailed description on the Element Iridium.

ight), and a melting point of 2450 c (4442 f) the irduims symbol is Ir. Iriduim was discovered by a British chemist by the name Smithson Tennat (1761-1815) in 1804 and received its name from the iride ...

(1 pages) 33 1 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Acid Rain.

g a threat to human health.The actual term "acid rain" was first used over one hundred years ago by British chemist Robert Angus Smith. At that time, he realized that smoke and fumes from human activi ...

(8 pages) 76 1 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Magnesium.

Magnesium is a metal that was made by the British chemist; Sir Humphrey Davy in 1808. Humphrey is known for his research of reactions with ele ...

(2 pages) 33 0 2.2 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

John Dalton and His Atomic Theory

John Dalton and His Atomic Theory John Dalton was a British chemist who discovered the first helpful atomic theory of matter. John Dalton discovered thi ...

(1 pages) 37 1 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Life of John Dalton.

Dalton, John (b. Sept. 6, 1766, Eaglesfield, Cumberland. Eng.- d. July 27, 1844, Manchester), British chemist and physicist who developed the atomic theory of matter and hence is known as one of ... and a corresponding member of the French Academy of Sciences, John Dalton was also cofounder of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. At his death more than 40,000 people came to Man ...

(5 pages) 25 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Atomic Theory

of physics with only the basis of Democritus' philosophical ideas.*The Modern Atomic TheoryIn 1803, British chemist John Dalton developed the first useful atomic theory of matter, transforming Democri ...

(4 pages) 32 0 4.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Ragweed

e activated", introducing the parameter Ea became known as the activation energy.Aspdin, Joseph -- (British bricklayer), 827. Patented a product called portland cement that was used in the process for ... f limestone found on the Isle of Portland. This product is now used worldwide.Aston, Francis W. -- (British chemist and physicist) 24. Developed technique of mass spectrometry as extension of the meas ...

(26 pages) 24 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Scientenstences

e activated", introducing the parameter Ea became known as the activation energy.Aspdin, Joseph -- (British bricklayer), 827. Patented a product called portland cement that was used in the process for ... f limestone found on the Isle of Portland. This product is now used worldwide.Aston, Francis W. -- (British chemist and physicist) 24. Developed technique of mass spectrometry as extension of the meas ...

(26 pages) 56 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Magnesium is a versatile element that has found its way

[Ne]3s2 (Spectrum Chemicals, 2002). Magnesium was discovered in 1808 by a British chemist, Sir Humphrey Davy. Davy used electrolysis to separate pure magnesium from magnesium ...

(3 pages) 1490 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry