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2010-12-11 00:00:57

Exhibit Opens February 4, Marking Opening Week of the International Year of Chemistry Philadelphia, PA (Vocus) December 9, 2010 Elemental Matters: Artists Imagine Chemistry, an exhibit of contemporary artists whose work explores the elements and the periodic table, will open on Friday, February 4, at the Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) in Philadelphia. The exhibit opening will cap a full week of activities marking the International Year of Chemistry (IYC 2011). Seven artists will have...

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2005-05-26 10:53:59

Germanium is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Ge and atomic number 32. This is a lustrous, hard, silver-white, metalloid that is chemically similar to tin. Germanium forms a large number of organometallic compounds and is an important semiconductor material used in transistors. Notable characteristics Germanium is a hard, grayish-white element that has a metallic luster and the same crystal structure as diamond. In addition, it is important to note that...

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Word of the Day
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.