Science is real. Science is cool. Science uses a lot of terms that we all think we know. But, do we really know what we are talking about? In the spirit of scientific community and understanding, let's clear up some misconceptions around a few of the most misunderstood scientific terms. Let’s boldly go where no man has gone before.
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First up: element. In science, an element is "a substance that cannot be broken down into simpler substances." There are 117 elements, 92 are known to occur naturally. They are the basic building blocks of compounds like water and salt.
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