Vikki
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Why is gold golden?
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Why is it wrong to use the concept of hybridization for transition metal complexes?
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What makes some metals melt at higher temperature?
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What's the biggest organic molecule that could have a smell?
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Which "exotic salt" can lower water's freezing point by 70 °C?
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Is honey really a supersaturated solution? Does heating to un-crystalize redissolve it or melt it?
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Is "stainless" a bulk or a surface property of stainless steel?
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What substances do humans consume that are caloric but neither protein, carb, nor fat?
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Why isn't the American nickel magnetic?
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Why are equations of state for a non-ideal gas so elusive?
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Can we fill potato chips bags with a gas other than nitrogen?
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Will gaseous ionic compounds be free moving ions?
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Why has the mole been redefined for 2019?
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Why did life end up with the big 4 elements, and specifically nitrogen?
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Why does the weaker C–H bond have a higher wavenumber than the C=O bond?
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Does ultrasonic bath cleaning damage laboratory volumetric glassware calibration?
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Does a neutral dimercury molecule exist?
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Why is black-body radiation curve smooth without a sharp cutoff?
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Why "monoxide" but not "diodine"?
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What is the "‡" symbol meaning in a reaction mechanism?
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How could the ideal gas law be discovered from experiments on real gases?
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Why isn't pressure filtration popular compared to vacuum filtration?
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Why is potassium ferrocyanide considered safe for consumption, when it is just one reaction away from the highly toxic potassium cyanide?
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Define, (actually define) the "stability" and "energy" of a compound
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Neutralizing a sulfuric acid spill
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Is the carbon atom in the carbon dioxide molecule partially positive?
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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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Why is carbon dioxide nonpolar?
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Can geometrical isomers be enantiomers?
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Is it possible to measure pH without physically coming into contact with a solution?