helen-louise (baratron) wrote,
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Go, IUPAC!

If you're a certain kind of geek, this is awesome: the new, 2011 definition of the hydrogen bond. Turns out all those school definitions involving a hydrogen covalently bonded to an oxygen, nitrogen or fluorine atom forming a second, weak bond with the lone pair of electrons on another oxygen, nitrogen or fluorine don't go anywhere near far enough...
Tags: chemistry, science, yes i'm a geek
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