Science / Chemistry / Distillation: Distillation is a technique for separating components of a mixture on the basis of differing boiling points. The mixture is heated, vaporizing some of the components. The vapor is collected and condensed to isolate the components with the lowest boiling points.

Fractional Distillation

Science / Chemistry / Fractional Distillation: A technique for separation of liquid mixtures by distillation that uses a tower attached to a flask containing the mixture to perform multiple distillations. Vapor moving up the column condenses on pa MORE


Business / Agriculture / Nitrogen: An element found in the air and in all plant and animal tissues. For many crops, nitrogen fertilizer is essential for economic yields. However, nitrogen can also be a pollutant when nitrogen compounds MORE


Entertainment / Liquor / Rum: Rum can be made from 2 different raw materials: it can be distilled directly from the fermented juice of crushed sugar cane, or, once the sugar is extracted, it can be made from the remaining molasses MORE

Oxygen (O)

Science / Periodic Table of Elements / Oxygen (O): Atomic number: 8, Atomic mass: 15.999 g.mol -1, Electronegativity: 3.5, Density: 1.429 kg/m3 at 20°C, Melting point: -219 °C, Boiling point: -183 °C, Vanderwaals radius: 0.074 nm, Ionic radius: 0.1 MORE

Gouais (Blanc)

Life Style / Wine Grapes / Gouais (Blanc): (a.k.a Gwäss or Gwaess). Obscure, heavy bearing, white-wine variety historically used to produce a light neutral wine for blending, or distillation for use in brandy-type fortified wines, in France. MORE


Life Style / Wine Grapes / Totmur: French-American hybrid, (a.k.a Baco 2-16), suitable for Winemaking. Derived from Baco 45A and Baco 1 and as such is of labrusca/riperia/vinifera ancestry. Ripens very early in season. The acidic white MORE