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Interesting  Chemistry  Facts

Interesting Chemistry Facts

Chemistry is a fascinating science, full of unusual trivia! The following is the list of some of the most fun and most interesting chemistry facts for you.

  • 1. The only elements that are liquid at room temperature are bromine and mercury. However, you can melt gallium by holding a lump in the warmth of your hand.
  • 2. Unlike many substances, water expands as it freezes. An ice cube takes up about 9% more volume than the water used to make it.
  • 3. If you pour a handful of salt into a full glass of water, the water level will actually go down rather than overflowing the glass.
  • 4. The only letter that doesn’t appear in periodic table is J .
  • 5. The human body contains enough carbon to provide “LEAD” (which is really graphite) for about 9000 pencils.
  • 6. The rarest naturally occurring element in the earth crust is ASTATINE. The entire crust contain about 28g of the element .
  • 7. Hydrofluoric acid is so corrosive that it will dissolve glass. Although it is corrosive, however it is consider a WEAK ACID.
  • 8. The only two non silvery metals are GOLD and SILVER.

By – STUDENT – ASHISH RAUTELA
Department of B.ED
Uttaranchal College of Education
Uttaranchal (P.G.) College Of Bio-Medical Sciences & Hospital

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