Answers to Chemistry Questions

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

06 December 2016

Water contains hydrogen and oxygen, both of which are important in combustion, so why is it used to put out fires?

24 October 2016

Why don't you get thrown backwards when you switch on your torch? Kerstin Göpfrich found out from Dr Anna Lombardi.

27 September 2016

Could the testing of nuclear bombs lead to earthquakes?

13 September 2016

This time, Kevin asked why line drying makes clothes rougher and stiffer than tumble drying...