Skip to main content
John Rennie's user avatar
John Rennie's user avatar
John Rennie's user avatar
John Rennie
  • Member for 11 years, 1 month
  • Last seen more than a week ago
55 votes

Why does wood burn but not sugar?

28 votes
Accepted

What really happens atomically in an explosion?

14 votes
Accepted

What is the purpose of froth in washing clothes?

13 votes
Accepted

In the wet medium of an ocean, how does a hard shell form?

11 votes

Isn't the dual behaviour of subatomic particles contradictory?

11 votes

Why does changing the temperature shift the equilibrium?

11 votes
Accepted

Can we prevent metal corrosion by creating a vacuum around it?

7 votes

What happens to the first ionization potential when a hydrogen-like atom captures a particle?

6 votes
Accepted

Isolation is a Consequence of Definition

4 votes

Why do internal combustion engines only burn to carbon monoxide, not dioxide?

3 votes
Accepted

How is the octane percentage defined?

2 votes

Claim that the temperature of steam is not the boiling point on a stovetop?