Why are elements different from each other?

Why are elements different from each other?

The atoms of different elements are different from each other because they have different numbers of protons. The graphic below illustrates this point by showing the atoms of two elements in the containers of oxygen and hydrogen.

When was the olympic flag first flown?

The Olympic flag that will be raised at the Opening Ceremony and will fly over the main stadium during the Games dates back to the 1980s. The original five-ringed flag first flew at the Antwerp Games in 1920 and was passed to the mayor of the next host city at the end of the games.

Is a volcano a type of mountain?

A volcano is a landform (usually a mountain) where molten rock erupts through the surface of the planet. In simple terms a volcano is a mountain that opens downward to a pool of molten rock (magma) below the surface of the earth. It is a hole in the Earth from which molten rock and gas erupt.

What height is considered a giant?

In humans, this condition is caused by over-production of growth hormone in childhood resulting in persons between 7 feet (84 inches) (2.13 m) and 9 feet (108 inches) (2.74 m) in height.

Has an animal ever been charged with a crime?

 In 1386 a pig in France was executed by public hanging for the murder of a child.

What city extends to two continents?

Almost all of it lies in Asia, but a small portion extends into Europe. Istanbul, the largest city of Turkey and best-known example. The Bosporus Strait separates its European and Asian portions.

Do sharks have any bones in their body?

Skeleton. Shark skeletons are very different from those of bony fish and terrestrial vertebrates. Sharks and other cartilaginous fish (skates and rays) have skeletons made of cartilage and connective tissue. Cartilage is flexible and durable, yet is about half the normal density of bone.

How did Oklahoma get it’s name?

Equivalent to the English word Indian, okla humma was a phrase in the Choctaw language used to describe the Native American race as a whole. Oklahoma later became the de facto name for Oklahoma Territory, and it was officially approved in 1890, two years after the area was opened to white settlers.