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FORT WORTH, Texas, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American sodium reducing agents market is estimated to grow from $281.2 million in 2014 to $466.4 million by
DALLAS, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global and Chinese Zinc Citrate Industry, 2010-2020 Market Research Report" is a professional and in-depth study on the current
We like our magnets cheap and easy, so it's a good thing that scientists have found an alternative to traditional rare-earth magnets. This cerium-based magnet could provide cheaper cars and wind turbines.
The activated carbon for mercury control in flue gas market is projected to register a CAGR of 20.17% between 2014 and 2019.
Short Film from Caltech’s Resnick Sustainability Institute Celebrates the Breakthrough Technology Being Premiered for Earth Week Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) April
We all want better batteries for our cell phones, tablets and laptops that hold a single charge longer and maintain more capacity over the lifetime of the device. According to a new study published in Scientific Reports, engineers at Kansas State University have developed better battery technology using small "sandwiches" of molybdenum and sulfur.
COMPANY SIGNS A NEW TEN-YEAR COBALT PRODUCTION AGREEMENT WITH THE DOE UTILIZING A NEW COBALT TARGET DESIGN IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- International Isotopes
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Acid rain is any form of precipitation that is unusually acidic, meaning that is possesses high levels of hydrogen ions. It can have harmful effects on aquatic animals, plants, and infrastructure. Acid rain is caused by emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide, which react with the water molecules within the atmosphere to produce acids. Nitrogen oxides can be produced naturally by lightening strikes. Sulfur dioxide can be produced naturally by volcanic eruptions. The chemicals that are...
The spectroheliograph captures a photographic image of the Sun at a single wavelength of light. The wavelength chosen usually coincides with a spectral wavelength of one of the chemical elements present in the Sun. George Ellery Hale and Henri-Alexadre Deslandres developed I independently in 1890 and was further refined in 1932 by Robert R. McMath to take motion pictures. It operates by using a prism together with a narrow slit that passes a single wavelength. The light focuses on a...
Fermium is a synthetic, radioactive metallic element. It has the symbol Fm and atomic number 100. It is an element in the actinide series. It is named after nuclear physicist Enrico Fermi. Fermium became the eighth transuranic (having an atomic number greater than 92) element discovered. It was first discovered in 1952 by a team of scientists led by Albert Ghiorso. They found fermium-255 in debris of the first hydrogen bomb explosion from Operation Ivy. Fermium-255 was created when...
Europium is a chemical element with the symbol Eu and atomic number 63. Europium is named after the continent Europe. It is the most reactive of the rare earth elements. It rapidly oxidizes in air. Europium ignites in the air at around 302 degrees Fahrenheit. It is quite pliable (bendable). Although it was first discovered by Paul Ã‰mile Lecoq de Boisbaudran in 1890, it is usually credited to French chemist EugÃ¨ne-Anatole DemarÃ§ay, who suspected samples of the discovered samarium...
Erbium is a chemical element with the symbol Er and atomic number 68. Erbium is a rare, silvery-white metallic lanthanide (an element having an atomic number between 57 and 71). It is found solid in its natural state and is commonly found with several other elements in the mineral gadolinite. It is found in Ytterby, Sweden. Erbium was discovered by Carl Gustaf Mosander in 1843. Mosander separated yttria from gadolinite into three compounds he called erbia, terbia, and yttria. Erbia and...
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