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  • The Basis Of Mendeleev's Periodic Table

    Mendeleev’s periodic table was categorizing the elements according to their physical and chemical characteristics with regard to their atomic weights. Mendeleev was the first to come up with a structure for the periodic table with columns and rows. There were other scientists who have worked on tabulating information of the elements even before Mendeleev, however, he was the first scientist to come up with a periodic trend to predict the properties of elements which were not discovered at that…

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  • The Importance Of Mathematical Predictionss For Hydrogen

    – equation (2 gives info on location of electron in terms of probability density - wave functions are called orbitals – [pic], where E is energy, e2 is electric potential, r is orbital radius and h is Planck’s constant 1925 Wolfgang Pauli – each orbital has only 2 electrons is now explained due to direction of spin of electrons. Spinning electrons create magnetic field. Only 2 electrons of opposite spin in an orbital referred to as Pauli exclusion principle Hund’s rule – half fill…

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  • The Differences Of Mendeleev And Modern Periodic Tables

    table of elements” on the base of periodic repetition of properties. In 1864, before Mendeleev, and John Newlands arranged the elements in order of atomic mass where every eight elements has similar properties. He called the relationship “the law of octaves”. Even so, this law could not be applied for the elements beyond Calcium, so it was not accepted by the scientific community. The modern periodic table is thought to be the outermost ground-state electron configuration of the elements. The…

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  • The Periodic Table

    organizing elements by atomic numbers and chemical properties into groups and periods. The periodic table was created in order to easily find and classify the different elements that are known. Elements are pure substances composed of just one type of atom that cannot be broken down into anything simpler by ordinary chemical means. Some examples are Oxygen, Carbon, Gold, and Silver. [Source A] An atomic number is the number of protons or electrons in an atom, the number that appears over the…

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  • Primordial Soup Theory

    lake or ocean as a combination of chemicals created amino acids, and from there life evolved. A Russian chemist named A.I. oprin and an English geneticist named J.B.S. Haldane came up with this theory in 1920. to test this theory they collected and mixed elements thought to be on earth at the time and sparked the mixture with electricity, The experiment resulted in the creation of amino acids. The reasoning was that life formed because of a mixture of chemicals and the atmosphere. Iron sulfur…

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  • Dmitri Mendeleev: The Creation Of The Periodic Table?

    could even write they knew some of the elements that are on the periodic table. The elements include silver, gold, copper, tin, lead, and mercury (substances that could not be broken down chemically). Not until 1649 did a man by the name of Hennig Brand discover phosphorous (an element) through scientific experiments and research. Another scientist, Johann Dobereiner, had begun to group elements with properties alike in the years of 1817 to 1829. He grouped elements into threes, or triads, and…

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  • Composition Of Copper Research Paper

    is an element that many people have either felt or seen without realizing it. Pennies, for example, are made of copper. Certain pipes, contraceptives, and wires are other ways copper is used in our daily lives. It 's a great conductor of electricity, antibacterial, and corrosion resistant. However, this raises the question: what exactly are the properties of copper that give it its properties? An element is a chemical substance in its simplest form. An atom is the basic unit of a chemical…

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  • Cerium Essay

    Cerium is a rare earth element of the lanthanide series (atomic no. = 57– 71) of the periodic table. Among the various rare earth metals, cerium granted a hugeattention towards scientific community due to its catalytic antioxidant property. Usually, antioxidants protect cells from oxidative damage, mediated by ‘reactive oxygen species’ (ROS), which include free radicals such as superoxide anion (O2•-), hydroxyl radical (•OH), singlet oxygen (1O2) and non-free radical species like hydrogen…

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  • Disappearing Spoon Chapter Summary

    the elements on the periodic table. The Disappearing Spoon focusses on the history of the Periodic Table by telling stories that show how each element affected the scientists that discovered it. For each element, Kean supplies an extensive backstory for its foundation, the common (or uncommon) uses of the element and other useful factoids about the matter. The author begins the novel with a physical description of the Periodic Table as a whole; he discusses the names of the groups of elements…

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  • The Evolution Of Atoms: The Billiard Ball Theory

    matter is made up of tiny, indivisible particles called atoms All atoms of an element are identical Atoms are rearranged to form new substances in chemical reactions, but they are never created or destroyed Atoms of different elements.That model had five main points which included atoms made up all matter, cannot be created nor destroyed, can be told apart by their weights, when combine they will react, and of different elements form compounds in whole number ratios. His experiment started…

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