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How Surveys Help Studying the Night Sky

August 10, 2022

Constant changes happen in the space—from the motion of tiny asteroids to the brilliant flare of a supernova. To study them, we need surveys and detailed catalogs of the whole night sky. […]

P block elements on the periodic table.

Gallium and Aluminum: The P-block Metals

August 9, 2022

The p-block elements make a kind of ‘staircase’ shape on the table. These elements are much more metallic than nonmetallic. And yet, they also have aspects of covalent, nonmetallic character. […]

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Schrödinger’s Cat Explains State of Superposition

August 7, 2022

The famous “Schrödinger’s cat” is more than a joke about the unknown. It’s a hypothetical way of understanding an idea in quantum mechanics known as superposition. This week on Wondrium, philosophy meets physics. […]

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