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Robert Pease, president of the Northwest Suburban Astronomers, set up a hydrogen alpha telescope linked to a television monitor during the event – a sight that attracted a crowd of more than 25 people.
Then, the solid carbon and hydrogen crystals fall deep into the interior of the planets.
But the dearth of hydrogen fueling stations is an obstacle for mass adoption.
Breaking that ice down into oxygen and hydrogen would provide rocket fuel that would cut the price of operating in deep space.
The magnesium reacts with the acid, neutralizing it and causing the release of hydrogen bubbles, which propel the micromotors.
From these neutron counts, scientists can infer the amount of hydrogen—and thus, presumably, the amount of water—present in the uppermost meter or so of soil.
Most of the material was hydrogen and helium, but some of it was made up of leftover remnants from the violent deaths of stars.
At the top of many tanks accumulates a hydrogen gas, which, if not vented, might cause the tank to explode.
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Origin and Etymology of hydrogen
First Known Use: 1788See Words from the same year
HYDROGEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hydrogen for English Language Learners
: a chemical element that has no color or smell and that is the simplest, lightest, and most common element
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History for hydrogen
medical Definition of hydrogen
hydrogenousplay \hī-ˈdräj-ə-nəs\ adjective
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