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The Chemistry Book is a wiki written for high school students located in California or students using the textbook entitled World of Chemistry by Zumdahl, Zumdahl, and DeCoste. All materials were developed to correlate with the Chemistry Content Standards for California.


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George Johnstone Stoney was an Irish physicist. He coined the term "electron" in 1891. <ref>Irish Universities Promoting Science</ref>

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Absolute zero is the zero point temperature in Kelvin and Rankine temperature scales in which there is no motion. As heat is added to the system then motion increases, and may be measured by a thermometer.
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Main article: Iridium

Iridium was discovered by Smithson Tennant, Antoine Fourcroy, Louis Vanquelin, Hippolyte Collet-Descotils at 1803 in England, France. It has an Atomic # of 77 and is a hard, brittle, lustrous, dense, transition metal of the platinum family. It is silvery-white and it is notable for being the most corrosion resistant element known. It is unaffected by air, water and acids. It is Solid at 298K, Its boiling point is at 8,000' F (4,427' C) and its melting point is at 4,436' F (2,447' C).
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