Chemistry

Everything is chemistry, National Museum of Science and Technology of Catalonia

Exhibition showing the presence of chemistry in the world around us. From our own bodies to the different applications of…

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Gilding

Gilding is any decorative technique for applying a very thin coating of gold to solid surfaces such as metal (most…

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Ceramic glaze

Ceramic glaze is an impervious layer or coating of a vitreous substance which has been fused to a ceramic body…

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Anthotype

An anthotype is an image created using photosensitive material from plants. This process was originally invented by Sir John Herschel…

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Science and Technology, National Museum of Scotland

Scientific and technological inventions changed our lives in communications, transport, industry, engineering, energy and medicine. Explore the history of innovation…

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Nanorobotics

Nanorobotics is an emerging technology field creating machines or robots whose components are at or near the scale of a…

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Carbon nanotube

Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are allotropes of carbon with a cylindrical nanostructure. These cylindrical carbon molecules have unusual properties, which are…

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Shape-memory alloy

A shape-memory alloy (SMA, smart metal, memory metal, memory alloy, muscle wire, smart alloy) is an alloy that "remembers" its…

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Amorphous metal

An amorphous metal (also known as metallic glass or glassy metal) is a solid metallic material, usually an alloy, with…

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Propane

Propane is a three-carbon alkane with the molecular formula C3H8. It is a gas at standard temperature and pressure, but…

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Alcohol fuel

Alcohols have been used as a fuel. The first four aliphatic alcohols (methanol, ethanol, propanol, and butanol) are of interest…

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Sustainable biofuel

Sustainable biofuel is biofuel produced in a sustainable manner. Biofuels are liquid fuels produced from renewable raw materials , unlike…

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Thermal depolymerization

Thermal depolymerization (TDP) is a depolymerization process using hydrous pyrolysis for the reduction of complex organic materials (usually waste products…

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Fischer–Tropsch process

The Fischer–Tropsch process is a collection of chemical reactions that converts a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen into liquid…

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Biorefinery

A biorefinery is a facility that integrates biomass conversion processes and equipment to produce fuels, power, heat, and value-added chemicals…

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