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Difference between exothermic and exergonic

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How can you build a model of tetrahedral coordination from objects found at home?

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Are salts (e.g. NaCl) soluble in liquid metals?

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Why use diamond-like carbon instead of diamond?

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Why did my glass pot explode when I boiled sugar in it and added cold milk?

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Uses of Fourier / Laplace transforms in chemistry (apart from spectroscopy)

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Conception and manufacture of the Avogadro Project's (nearly) perfect silicon sphere (and, what is “atomic feeling”?)

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Density range of table salt?

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Is powdered acid dangerous?

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Are there any datasets containing molecules with more than 38 heavy atoms?

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What does "René" mean in René alloys?

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Is chromium the shiniest metal?

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Why is FORTRAN so commonly used in computational chemistry?

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White granular substance from restaurant with interesting properties - what is it?

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Are physical space filling molecular modelling kits still available anywhere?

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Discrepancy when calulating mol weights with ChemSketch and Python RDKit

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Can ferrocene type sandwich compounds be made with fluorene?

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Why is it the middle ring of anthracene which reacts in a Diels–Alder?

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Can I pour a solution into another vessel with no air bubbles?

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Can thermite be lit while mixed into butane? If not is there a flammable liquid that would work?

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Why is a very small peak with larger m/z not considered to be the molecular ion?

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Why isn't cyclopropane considered unsaturated?

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IUPAC naming for a ring system containing different ring structures

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What is the English translation of the German term "Aufschluss", a method to get insoluble analytes into solution?

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Why is it so difficult to crystallise anything in a glass capillary?

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Why does the weaker C–H bond have a higher wavenumber than the C=O bond?

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Phenol smell from hands

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Can isotopes of a given element be represented by different symbols?

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What organizational methods pre-date the Periodic Table?

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What are these upside-down glass egg-shaped containers for?

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