Essays Tagged: "swedish chemist"

Chlorine Debate, How White Do You Want it?

on 94)Chlorine, a member of the halogen (salt-forming) group of metallicelements, was first made by Swedish chemist Carl Wilhelm Scheele in 1774, whotreated hydrochloric acid with manganese dioxide. I ...

(5 pages) 66 0 3.5 Feb/1994

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Oxygen

t. Oxygen was discovered in 1774 by the British chemist Joseph Priestley and, independently, by the Swedish chemist Carl Wilhelm Scheele; it was shown to be an elemental gas by the French chemist Anto ...

(3 pages) 70 0 3.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Silicon

iconSilicon the most common used element on earth was discovered I 1824, by Jons Jacob Berzelius, a Swedish chemist. Berzelius discovered this element by heating chips of potassium in a silica contain ...

(3 pages) 58 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Lithium

In 1817, an aging Swedish chemist was pouring over his work on a late afternoon in Stockholm, Sweden. He was analyzing ... Bonifácio de Andrada e Silva towards the end of the 18th century on a visit to Sweden. This Swedish scientist, Johann August Arfvedson, detected traces of an unknown substance in his sample of ...

(2 pages) 18 0 1.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Cobalt & Lithium

Cobalt was discovered in 1735 by a Swedish scientist Georg Brandt. The origin of its name means evil spirit. It is a metal with an atom ... alloys, high speed steels, cemented carbides and diamond tools.Lithium was discovered in 1817 by a Swedish Chemist who was analyzing a strange ore named Petalite. This Swedish Scientist, Johann Augus ...

(1 pages) 14 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Svante August Arrhenius

st illustrations of the often bumpy path of the advancement of scientific knowledge is the story of Swedish chemist Svante Arrhenius. When Arrhenius henius began his doctorate at the University of Upp ...

(4 pages) 1083 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Ragweed

Arrhenius, Svante -- (Swedish Chemist) p 172-3, 468, 470. Known for work with acids and bases. Defined acids and bases in ... on of the diffraction of x-rays by crystals at Cambridge Univiersity in 1915.Bronsted, Johannes -- (Swedish Chemist) 315. Known for his work on acid-base equilibria with chemist Thomas Lowry in 1923. ... o smaller pieces and analyzing the structure of the fragments.Schelle, Carl Wilhelm -- (German-born Swedish chemist), 130p, 783-4 Discovered chlorine in 1774 and prepared it in its elemental form thro ...

(26 pages) 24 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Scientenstences

Arrhenius, Svante -- (Swedish Chemist) p 172-3, 468, 470. Known for work with acids and bases. Defined acids and bases in ... on of the diffraction of x-rays by crystals at Cambridge Univiersity in 1915.Bronsted, Johannes -- (Swedish Chemist) 315. Known for his work on acid-base equilibria with chemist Thomas Lowry in 1923. ... o smaller pieces and analyzing the structure of the fragments.Schelle, Carl Wilhelm -- (German-born Swedish chemist), 130p, 783-4 Discovered chlorine in 1774 and prepared it in its elemental form thro ...

(26 pages) 56 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Global Warming Controversy

(2) Global warming is not a problem and is not caused by humans.HISTORY OF GLOBAL WARMINGIn 1896 a Swedish chemist by the name of Svante Arrhenius predicted that if CO2 levels doubled, the average gl ...

(7 pages) 50 1 5.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences