Answers to Chemistry Questions

Answers to questions about chemistry, matter, gases, fuels, green chemistry, nanotechnology...

20 October 2020

Which is better for your health, hard or soft?

28 July 2020

How many of these questions will you get right? They'll certainly produce a reaction...

07 July 2020

What magic do coffee granules possess that's absent in packet soup?

23 June 2020

How do atoms keep themselves together?

23 June 2020

What separates the sulphurs from the sulphates?

07 April 2020

Or is the idea all smoke and mirrors?

25 February 2020

Will it sterilise the sponge?

07 January 2020

And if so, is it growing or shrinking?

05 November 2019

What powers the light and how long can they keep it up?

17 September 2019

When you add pasta or rice to boiling water, why does it suddenly boil over?

30 July 2019

Listener Manik wanted to know how you can tell whether a painting is of a sunset or a sunrise...

18 June 2019

Ljiljana Funk answers our final question of the show.

18 June 2019

Let's blow the lid off this Q&A!

18 June 2019

It's a word you hear a lot, but what does it actually involved?

07 May 2019

Kit Chapman sniffs out an answer to this chemical query...

07 May 2019

Kit Chapman from Chemistry World took on this chemical query from listener David.

07 May 2019

And what are the advantages and disadvantages of using nuclear power?

07 May 2019

Where is that energy coming from? Chemistry World's Kit Chapman explains...

09 April 2019

What's the most powerful acid we've ever found?

09 April 2019

How do we make new molecules?