Mineral fertilizer with red phosphorus

Nonmetals and Their Bonding Behavior

June 9, 2022

Some elements in the p-block region can form two bonds per atom, while some others can form three or even four bonds per atom. This variety in the bonding behavior of these elements depends on their position on the periodic table. […]

Conceptual image of the end of the world

The Ultimate Death of the Universe

June 7, 2022

Predicting how the universe will end comes down to three different scenarios. First, a heat death, second, a big rip in the universe, and third, a reversal in the universe’s expansion until it collapses on itself. […]

A galaxy somewhere in outer space

Alan Guth and the Cosmic Inflation Theory

June 6, 2022

Studying cosmic microwave background helps us understand what happened in the universe around 300,000 years after the Big Bang. To understand what happened in the first seconds, we need more. […]

Graphic illustration of a super-earth planet in space

How Can We Answer Big Astronomical Questions?

June 6, 2022

Some questions that are asked in astronomy seem profound and absurd at the same time. Questions that deal with such topics include the how and why of the beginning and end of the universe. […]

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