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Strange Sticky Substance on Digital Camera

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Linear algebra and Hess's law?

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Is there an uncertainty associated with the value 0 K for absolute zero?

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Why does radiocarbon dating only work in nonliving creatures?

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How are the Van der Waals constants a and b related to each other?

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Why is the $\mathrm d_{z^2}$ orbital so different from the rest?

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Reconstruction of NMR spectrum by entropy maximization (MaxEnt)

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How does molecular structure contribute in the property of fluorescence?

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What is an example of chemical reaction that can be assisted by both an inorganic catalyst and an enzyme?

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

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If change in free energy (G) is positive, how do those reactions still occur?

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Can a long polymer chain interact with itself via van der Waals forces?

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What is the physical significance of the universal gas constant R?

11 votes

What is the difference between "vapour" and "gas"?

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Can someone intuitively explain the reason for the units of entropy (J/K )?

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Oxygen Solubility in Water

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Why do glow-in-the-dark substances dim gradually?

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Is a hydrogen molecule smaller than hydrogen atom?

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How can I find out a substance's name from its structural formula?

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Why does ordinary water have a triple point?

10 votes

How do I figure out how many hydrogens my compound actually has using a mass and NMR spectrum?

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Does sulfoxide H₂SO exist?

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Quantifying soapiness; there's pH, pKa and pO2, is there a p_soap or p_surfactance?

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Isn't the change in Gibbs free energy for a reversible process zero?

10 votes

Fundamental doubts about energy levels vs. shells vs. subshells vs. orbitals

10 votes

Rutherford's gold foil experiment thin sheets

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Clarification of textbook concepts relating to "perfect", "ideal", and "real" gases

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Melting point of aspirin, contradicting sources

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Is it possible to build a non-degrading battery?

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Pressure at which graphite and diamond are in equilibrium

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