Boric Acid

Boric Acid is an element that has made its way into the limelight this weekend. Image kindly reproduced according to the licence at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Boric-acid-2D.png Image kindly reporduced according to the licence at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Boric-acid-3D-vdW.png The people of Japan have been hit by a huge natural disaster. First the earthquake, then the devastating tsunami that followed. However, a third disaster is facing the country and this time it is man made. At the time of writing, there have been two explosions at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear ...