10 Intersting Chemistry Facts

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Science is awesome! Here are some chemistry facts that you probably didn't know. Scroll down to learn something new today.


1
Dynamite contains peanuts as an ingredient.

2
The only letter that doesn't appear on the periodic table is J.

3
Solid and liquid oxygen is blue.

4
If you mix half a liter of alcohol with half a liter of water, the volume of the mixture will be less than one liter.

5
Under certain conditions, hot water will freeze more quickly than cold water.

6
Every year your body replaces about 98% of its atoms.

7
No one has ever seen an atom. They're too small to be seen by a microscope and can't be counted or weighed individually.

8
Chalk is made of trillions of microscopic skeleton fossils of plankton.

9
You cannot taste food without saliva.

10
If you expose a glass of water to space, it would boil rather than freeze.