A small puzzle I recently set for myself was finding out how the hydrogenic orbital eigenstates give rise to the S- P- D- and F- orbitals in chemistry (and where s, p, d and f came from). 2,149 more words
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For anyone that bought a start-up home thinking, “This could be a nice place with a few changes and upgrades”, but then two days into pulling the carpet up to see those original hardwoods they hoped for they’re faced with stained laminate from twenty years prior, . 930 more words
This is just brilliant!
Arguably one of the most important things to any scientist, the periodic table, actually has a number of contributors. Each contributor built off the work of the contributor before, and the development of the periodic table took over 150 years to complete as a result. 750 more words