The lightest halogen, a pale yellow-green, toxic gas, extremely reactive. Its best known compound is teflon.
One of the raw materials of traditional photography.
The simplest dicarboxylic acid.
The simplest peptide, formed from two glycine molecules by a peptide bond.
A compound ion formed when a phosphoric acid molecule releases a proton.
One of the best known synthetic polymers.
The first paddle steamer in Hungary entered service in 1846.
An unsaturated monocarboxylic acid. The molecule contains double bond in cis orientation.
Leonardo's creative legacy also includes several projects related to bridges. This unusual swing bridge allowed for undisturbed water traffic.
The mechanical wing is one of the masterpieces among Leonardo's sketches related to aviation.
Used in the production of beryllium and as a catalyst.
The polymath thought that if a screw-like structure can rotate fast enough, it will 'drill' into the air and fly.
Water is a very stable compound of hydrogen and oxygen, vital for all known forms of life. In nature it occurs in liquid, solid and gaseous state.
Ammonia is a colourless gas with a characteristic pungent smell. Its solution in water is called ammonium hydroxide or household ammonia.
An odourless, yellow, solid substance, the 16th most common in the Earth´s crust. One of the best known sulphur compounds is pyrite, also known as ´fool´s...
The simplest diol.
The simplest of the aromatic hydroxy compounds.
Colourless, odourless gas, the monomer of teflon.
The simplest primary amine.
The molecule has two enantiomers: stereoisomers that are mirror images of each other and are not superimposable.