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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.
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...
- To swell, as grain or wood with water.