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Thermopan windows like this can go a long way to reducing energy costs. [©Shutterstock, 2010]

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Who invented thermopane glass?

Learn who invented thermopane glass.
An American invented thermopane glass in 1930. Read more about who invented thermopane glass and how it is insulated with inert gas.

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Sulfuric acid can be safely stored in glass. [©Shutterstock, 2010]

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Why is sulfuric acid so important?

Learn why sulfuric acid is important and where it's used.

The speed of light seems to be a universal constant. [©Shutterstock, 2010]

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Why was the Michelson-Morley experiment important?

Learn about the importance of the Michelson-Morley light wave experiment.

Quantum equations can be quite massive. [©Shutterstock, 2010]

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Who is generally regarded as the father of quantum mechanics?

Learn to whom the founding of quantum mechanics is attributed in physics.

These food trays are made with the most abundant metallic element on earth. [©Shutterstock, 2010]

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Which metallic element is the most abundant?

Learn the most abundant metallic element and where it's found.

Isotopes are elements that share an atomic number, but differ in number of neutrons. [©Shutterstock, 2010]

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Which elements have the most isotopes?

These two elements are rich in isotopes.

Noble metals are metals resistent to chemical reaction. [©Shutterstock, 2010]

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Which elements are the “noble metals”?

Learn about the select group of elements known as noble metals.

Plastics have changed the way we live our lives. [©Shutterstock, 2010]

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When was plastic first invented?

Find when plastic was first invented and its first uses.

Spectrum analysis allows scientist to measure light waves. [©Shutterstock, 2010]

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What were Anders Angstrom's contributions to the development of spectroscopy?

Find out what a Swedish physicist contributed to the spectroscopy field.

The periodic table is a chart of elements, sorted by atomic number. [©Shutterstock, 2010]

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What were the proposed names for elements 104 and 105 before the official names were chosen?

Read about these name-changing elements of the periodic table.

The glass used in movie stunts is made of sugar. [©Shutterstock, 2010]

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How is the glass used in movie stunts made?

Find out how the glass used in movie stunts is made.

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