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Can a stoichiometric mixture of oxygen and methane exist as a liquid at standard pressure and some (low) temperature?

This answer to the question Pre-mixing cryogenic fuels and using only one fuel tank written by a non-chemist (me) begins with: At STP: LOX's boiling point is 90.19 K Methane's freezing ...
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What is the least dense liquid under normal conditions?

What is the least dense liquid under normal conditions, room temperature, one atmosphere of pressure, doesn't combust upon contact with air, also wouldn't kill a human just for being in the same room ...
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Ionic compound having highest solubility in water

Which ionic compound has highest solubility in water? I can find CsBr having highest solubility with 1230 g/L at 25 °C. Note: compounds like ethanol are soluble to any extent in water, but they are ...
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Model of an ideal liquid in chemistry

In chemistry there are ideal models/concepts of ideal crystal, ideal gas and even ideal solution, but there is no model/concept of ideal liquid. In physics (fluid dynamics, to be precise) there is a ...
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Properties of azeotropes

Consider two liquids with vapour pressures in pure form being ${P^o}_A$ and ${P^o}_B$. ${P^o}_B >{P^o}_A$ which implies liquid B is more volatile. If the liquids formed an ideal solution, then a ...
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What emits the least light when hot?

What sudstance emits the least light or radiation when hot with the highest vapor pressure point in a vacuum? https://space.stackexchange.com/questions/35486/shielding-capability-of-liquid-metals
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Why does bromine increase the viscosity of olive oil? [closed]

Does bromine bond to the carbon in unsaturated fatty acids and break the double bonds between oxygen and carbon? Does this increase the viscosity of olive oil? Could someone give an elaborated ...
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Explanation of phase changing/solid and liquid water existing in the same container at same temp [closed]

I was trying to explain to a friend the other day why when ice and water are in the same container, the water is 32 degrees Fahrenheit or 0 celcius, but not frozen, because the ambient temp is above ...
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What happens when mixing elemental mercury with sodium hypochlorite solution [closed]

Say you spilled elemental mercury from a thermometer and used household bleach on it, what would be the reaction if any?
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Is there any relation between viscosity and hardness?

If any liquid dries, does it's hardness after drying has any relation with its viscosity before drying. It seems like more viscous liquids become harder after drying. Is it true?
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Computational method to model the interactions between a liquid, a solid surface and particles on it?

I’m looking for a way to model the interactions between a liquid, a surface and various particles over the surface, in order to simulate the cleaning of said surface with different substances. My ...
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Liquid Versus Aqueous States? [closed]

I am studying ionic equations and have encountered the statement of the phase of matter in the equation since ionic substances tend to react differently based on their phase. I know that (l) state ...
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Is sodium hypochlorite 100% concentrate possible?

Popular bleaching brands like Clorox contain liquid sodium hypochlorite in small concentrations, ranging from 5-12.5% (is this a mass/volume, mass/mass, or volume/volume concentrate?). Is it possible ...
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Why does increase in pressure cause a increase in boiling point [closed]

When we increase the atomospheric pressure pressure above the solution , the boiling point of a solution increases. Why does this happen?