The strongest known metal is tungsten. Its atomic mass is 183.84 amu, and it has the highest melting point of all metals: 3,422 degrees Celsius.Continue Reading
The word 'tungsten' is derived from the Swedish words 'tung' and 'sten,' meaning "heavy stone." Tungsten's chemical symbol, W, comes from its early Germanic name, 'wolfram.' The word 'wolfram' comes from the mineral wolframite, meaning "the devourer of tin."
Tungsten is frequently alloyed with steel to create tough metals, which have stability even at high temperatures. This alloy is used to make equipment such as high-speed cutting tools and dental drills. Tungsten and its alloys are also used to make filaments for electric lamps and television tubes.Learn more about Homework Answers
Gregor Mendel was elected vice president of the National Science Society in 1868, nominated for the Order of Franz Josef in 1872 and awarded the Medal of the Heitzing Horticultural Society in 1882. Mendel was an Austrian monk whose studies of pea plants has become the foundation of modern genetics. He is known as the "father of modern genetics."Full Answer >
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Biology Junction study guides contain practice quizzes that reveal the correct answer to every question upon clicking the "Check Your Work" bottom at the bottom of the web page. However, Biology Junction does not provide a separate page for their answer keys.Full Answer >
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