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Selenium: The Story of Orville A. Beath

Wyoming has often given rise to great ideas and new research, and one such man that succeeded in a major discovery, alongside a team of researchers, was Orville A. Beath. Orville A. Beath was born in Wisconsin in 1884, where … Continue reading

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Happy Mole Day!

Today between 6:02 am to 6:02 pm, science teachers around the nation are celebrating Avogadro’s number (6.02 x 1023), the approximate number of particles in one mole of a substance.  In chemistry a mole is a unit of measurement for … Continue reading

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