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10 Interesting Facts about Telescopes

10 Interesting Facts about Telescopes
One of these following facts about telescopes might give you much information about this equipment. Telescope is an instrument that aids in the observation of remote objects by collecting electromagnetic radiation (such as visible light).  The first known practical telescopes were invented in the Netherlands at the beginning of the 17th century, using glass lenses. They found use in terrestrial applications and astronomy. To get to know more about  Read More ... »

10 Interesting Facts about Tellurium

10 Interesting Facts about Tellurium
One of these following facts about tellurium might give you much information about this chemical element. Tellurium is a chemical element with symbol Te and atomic number 52. A brittle, mildly toxic, rare, silver-white metalloid which looks similar to tin, tellurium is chemically related to selenium and sulfur. It is occasionally found in native form, as elemental crystals. Tellurium is far more common in the universe as a whole than it is on Earth.  Read More ... »

10 Interesting Facts about Technetium

10 Interesting Facts about Technetium
One of these following facts about technetium might give you much information about this chemical element. Technetium is the chemical element with atomic number 43 and the symbol Tc. It is the lowest atomic number element without any stable isotopes; every form of it is radioactive. Nearly all technetium is produced synthetically, and only minute amounts are found in nature. Naturally occurring technetium occurs as a spontaneous fission product in  Read More ... »

10 Interesting Facts about Uranium

10 Interesting Facts about Uranium
These following facts about uranium might probably give you much information about what uranium is.  People know that uranium is a silvery-white metallic chemical element in the actinide series of the periodic table, wits symbol U and atomic number 92. A uranium atom has 92 protons and 92 electrons, of which 6 are valence electrons. Uranium is weakly radioactive because all its isotopes are unstable. The most common isotopes of uranium are uranium-238  Read More ... »

10 Interesting Facts about Ultrasound

10 Interesting Facts about Ultrasound
One of these following facts about ultrasound might probably give you more information about it. As you know, ultrasound is an oscillating sound pressure wave with a frequency greater than the upper limit of the human hearing range. Ultrasound is thus not separated from ‘normal’ (audible) sound based on differences in physical properties, only the fact that humans cannot hear it. Although this limit varies from person to person, it is  Read More ... »

10 Interesting Facts about Vanadium

10 Interesting Facts about Vanadium
These following facts about vanadium will be really helpful for you who observe and study science, especially since it’s really important. Vanadium is a chemical element with the symbol “V” and atomic number 23. It is a hard, silvery gray, ductile and malleable transition metal. The element is only found in chemically combined form in nature, but once isolated artificially, the formation of anoxide layer stabilizes the free metal  Read More ... »

10 Interesting Facts about Xenon

10 Interesting Facts about Xenon
These following facts about xenon will be really helpful for you who observe and study science, especially since it’s really important. Xenon is a chemical element with the symbol Xe and atomic number 54. It is a colorless, heavy, odorless noble gas, that occurs in the Earth’s atmosphere in trace amounts. Although generally unreactive, xenon can undergo a few chemical reactions such as the formation of the first noble gas compound to be  Read More ... »

10 Interesting Facts about Yttrium

10 Interesting Facts about Yttrium
Those who observer and study science may have known these following facts about yttrium since it’s very important, both for the body and for the world. Yttrium, as some people know, is a chemical element with symbol Y and atomic number 39. It is a silvery-metallic transition metal chemically similar to the lanthanides and it has often been classified as a “rare earth element”. To get to know more about it, here are other facts  Read More ... »

10 Interesting Facts about Yeast

10 Interesting Facts about Yeast
Those who observe or study may have known these following facts about yeast since it’s very important species in kingdom fungi. Yeast, as some people know, is eukaryotic microorganisms classified in the kingdom Fungi, with 1,500 species currently described. Yeasts are unicellular, although some species with yeast forms may become multicellular through the formation of strings of connected budding cells known as pseudohyphae, of false hyphae,  Read More ... »

10 Interesting Facts about Zoology

10 Interesting Facts about Zoology
These following facts about zoology will broaden your knowledge about animal world. If you love animals and tend to show affection on the specific one, then you should have read this following facts. Zoology is the  branch of biology that relates to animal kingdom, including the structure, embryology, evolution, classification, habits and distribution of all animals, both living and extinct. This term is derived from Ancient Greek. Therefore, to  Read More ... »
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