Hifjul Bari Taposh
Hifjul Bari Taposh answered Steve Theunissen's question

Modern glass is made by melting together several minerals at very high temperatures. Silica in the form of sand is the main ingredient and this is combined with soda ash and limestone and melted in a furnace at temperatures of 1700°C. Other materials can be added to produce different colors or properties.

AnnNettie Paradise
AnnNettie Paradise answered

The crust is made up of much lighter rock containing many elements, particularly oxygen and silicon, as well as aluminum, iron, calcium, sodium, potassium and magnesium, in order of their abundance. Oxygen and silicon, both nonmetallic elements, make up about three fourths of the total crust by weight and 93 percent by volume. Then there … Read more

Danae Hitch
Danae Hitch answered

Polymer chemistry has contributed to clothing technology by providing man-made polymers to replicate or replace natural polymers such as silk, cotton, wool, etc. Dr. Wallace Hume Carothers (et al.) invented most of the synthetic polymers used in clothing today, including neoprene (wet suits), nylon (panty hose), and polyester (you name it), while working for DuPont … Read more

Anonymous
Anonymous answered

Glucose is the simplest form of carbohydrate i.e. Energy. In a healthy body, after eating, food breaks down into smaller form in order to release energy. But in unhealthy body especially patients, this breakage process gets slower as digestion affected due to illness

Danae Hitch
Danae Hitch answered

Since many inorganic compounds contain some type of metal (alkali, alkaline, transition, etc.), they tend to be able to conduct electricity. For example, while in the solid state, inorganic compounds are poor conductors of electricity. However, in the liquid phase, inorganic compounds are highly conductive. In this phase, inorganic compounds' electrons are able to move … Read more