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Chemistry

kem' i strE, the science that studies the composition, properties, and activity of substances and various elementary forms of matter

FEATURED PAGE

Henry Cavendish
Henry Cavendish
the first to recognize hydrogen as a distinct substance

CONTENTS

Biography
Biography

Alchemy
Alchemy
a chemistry concerned chiefly with attempts to turn base metals into gold

Apparatus and Equipment
Apparatus and Equipment

Chemical Elements
Chemical Elements
substances that cannot be separated into simpler substances by chemical means

Physical Chemistry
Physical Chemistry
the study of how matter behaves on a molecular and atomic level and how chemical reactions occur

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