UNT College of Arts and Sciences - 13 Matching Results
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- Foucault's Pendulum
- Front cover of the Summer 2010 issue of The Hexagon featuring Foucault's pendulum in the Panthéon of Paris, France. A large weight hangs from the ceiling over a circular table with degrees written onto its surface. A round fence with hash marks and numbers surrounds the display. Columns and a raised statue of men are visible in the background. The inside cover features a table of contents, staff list, an editorial, and a description of the front cover.
- Rediscovery of the Elements: Aluminum
- Article describing the history of aluminum, from its use in alum to its isolation. Tourist information is given regarding locations pertinent to aluminum.
- Rediscovery of the Elements: Courtois and Iodine
- Article describing the history of iodine, including its discovery by Bernard Courtois while during the production of saltpeter. Tourist information regarding pertinent locations is included.
- Rediscovery of the Elements: Europium. Eugène Demarcay
- Article describing Eugène Demarcay and his discovery of europium. The authors toured Paris, France, in search of locations important to Demarcay, providing the reader with maps and historical information regarding the sites.
- Rediscovery of the Elements: Fluorine
- Article describing the isolation of elemental fluorine. Tourist information is given regarding locations pertinent to the element's history.
- Rediscovery of the Elements: Gallium
- Article describing the discovery of the element gallium. The authors travel to sites pertinent to the history of gallium, including the home and laboratory of its discoverer and the location from which it was procured.
- Rediscovery of the Elements: Helium
- Article describing the discovery of helium in the sun and on Earth via spectroscopy. Tourist information is included for areas significant to those involved.
- Rediscovery of the Elements: Madam Curie
- Article describing the career of Marie Curie and the discovery of polonium and radium. Tourist information regarding the areas where the Curies were most active are included.
- Rediscovery of the Elements: Montpellier and Bromine
- Article recounting the history of the element Bromine, including its discovery in the salt lagoons of the Montpellier region of France by Antoine-Jérome Balard. Maps of the region and of Balard's birthplace are presented.
- Rediscovery of the Elements: Phlogiston and Lavoisier
- Article describing the rise and fall of the eighteenth century idea of phlogiston. Tourist information is provided regarding pertinent areas of phlogiston's history.
- Rediscovery of the Elements: Thallium, Crookes, and Lamy
- Article describing the nearly simultaneous discovery of thallium by William Crookes and Claude-August Lamy. Tourist information is included for areas in London, England, and Lille, France, that are significant to the lives of these two men.
- Rediscovery of the Elements: The Platinum Metals
- Article describing the history of the platinum metals, from its discovery in the New World and subsequent experiments in Europe. Tourist information is provided regarding areas pertinent to the history of platinum.
- Rediscovery of the Elements: The Undiscovery of Vanadium
- Article describing the how the original vanadium sample was misanalysed and identified as chromium. Includes tourist information regarding Paris, France.