In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- One faraday of electricity is equal to one mole of electrons, which is equal to 96,487 coulombs of electricity.
- The charge of an electron is negative 1.6 times 10 to the negative 19 coulombs.
- Fifteen chloride ions were added to neutralize the system by replacing water molecules at the positions of lowest coulomb potential.
- The most dramatic is cloud-to-ground, often seen as forked lightning, which accounts for about 20 per cent of discharges and typically transfers tens of coulombs of negative charge from the cloud.
- Although this is not as accurate as a full treatment of the coulomb forces using a lattice - sum method, it is much cheaper and has been tested with the forcefield and algorithms used in these simulations.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.