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Hard Lessons At the Olympics, Like The Metric System : NPR

Hard Lessons At the Olympics, Like The Metric System : NPR | Chemistry News | Scoop.it
As the Olympics have shown, participation in sports at this high level can teach discipline, perseverance and teamwork. But can the Olympics teach U.S. athletes to think in meters and kilos instead of feet and pounds?
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With a library of over 3,000 videos covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and hundreds of skills to practice, we're on a mission to help you learn what you want, when you want, at your own pace.
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Names Proposed for New Elements on Periodic Table

Names Proposed for New Elements on Periodic Table | Chemistry News | Scoop.it

The international body that oversees the periodic table of elements (IUPAC) unveiled the proposed names for elements 114 and 116: flerovium and livermorium. Honestly, I'm not excited about either one.


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Synthesis of a new element with atomic number Z=117 | Webelements Nexus

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Materials For The London Olympics | August 6, 2012 Issue - Vol. 90 Issue 32 | Chemical & Engineering News

Materials For The London Olympics | August 6, 2012 Issue - Vol. 90 Issue 32 | Chemical & Engineering News | Chemistry News | Scoop.it
Better sports thru chemistry.New advanced materials improve athletes' performance http://t.co/t2xkVrBD...
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Still don’t understand Higgs boson? These incredible videos might help

Still don’t understand Higgs boson? These incredible videos might help | Chemistry News | Scoop.it
Earlier this month, scientists at CERN observed what was most likely the elusive Higgs boson particle. But unless you’re a physics geek, it can be hard to understand just what made the disco...
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Proposed names of new elements. Element number 114: flerovium (symbol Fl). Element number 116: livermorium (symbol Lv) | Webelements Nexus

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