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2 06, 2017

What is water made of? Molecules and chemistry

By |2017-06-02T18:02:44-07:00June 2nd, 2017|Chemistry|0 Comments

A big ocean wave The first molecules of water formed out in space, about 14 billion years ago, as part of the nebula left over after an early star exploded in a supernova. There were a lot of hydrogen and oxygen atoms floating around in these nebulae, and when they stuck together that [...]

1 06, 2017

What are covalent bonds? – Atoms and Chemistry

By |2019-04-27T14:24:16-07:00June 1st, 2017|Chemistry|0 Comments

Covalent bonds: two hydrogen molecules bonding to an oxygen molecule Covalent bonds stick atoms together When two atoms come near each other, sometimes they stick together to make a molecule. One way they can stick together is by covalent bonding. Ionic bonding More about molecules What are atoms? All our chemistry articles Are covalent [...]