News tagged with chlorine

The core of corrosion

( —Anyone who has ever owned a car in a snowy town – or a boat in a salty sea – can tell you just how expensive corrosion can be.

dateFeb 17, 2014 in Condensed Matter
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Salt Water System Could Generate Hydrogen

( -- The idea of generating hydrogen from salt water has often been claimed to work effectively. However, the systems proposed so far generally require a much greater energy input than the energy they produce, ...

dateMar 18, 2009 in Soft Matter weblog
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A new blue-light-emitter for fireworks

Conventional fireworks and signal flares that emit a blue flame utilize toxic chemicals as a source of chlorine. Chemists at LMU have now developed the first chlorine-free formulation that emits blue light upon combustion.

dateJul 10, 2014 in Materials Science
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Study finds unprecedented Arctic ozone loss

( -- A NASA-led study has documented an unprecedented depletion of Earth's protective ozone layer above the Arctic last winter and spring caused by an unusually prolonged period of extremely low temperatures in ...

dateOct 02, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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