Chlorine is a deadly poisonous gas employed on European battlefields in World war I.Sodium is a corrosive metal which burns upon contact with water.Together they make a placid and unpoisonous material,table salt! Why each of these substances has the properties it does is a subject called CHEMISTRY! – Carl Sagan
From very ancient times,people have sought to expand the understanding of matter and energy, from sub atomic to the galactic level.CHEMISTRY is a core subject which encompasses everything that is within and outside us.
What is the air we breathe made up of?What are the constituents of the food we eat?Why is water so important to life?How do we synthesize medicines which cure people from various ailments worldwide?Why do we wear diamond and not graphite rings in our fingers?What is the universe made up of?What goes inside every cell in our bodies? Why does silicon have such a great impact on modern world economy?Chemistry answers all this and much more.
Chemistry finds its application in all industries including drugs,dyes,cosmetics,electronics,food & nutrition, agriculture,automobile,petrochemical,arms and ammunition etc. Chemistry is at the heart of almost everything surrounding us. So,lets begin to explore this wonderful subject …
Be a perpetual student of life and keep learning…
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