It is called "Carbon-12," which is abbreviated "C." The fact that the atom has six protons is what makes it carbon.Most nitrogen atoms have seven protons and seven neutrons, so their atomic mass is 7 7 = 14. Note to Readers: This essay is more easily navigated with a browser other than Internet Explorer, such as Firefox.I have published this essay in other formats: format (10.7 megabytes) and format without visible links (the closest experience to reading a book), to honor different methods of digesting this essay, but this html version comprises the online textbook that I intended this essay to be. NASA recruited my father to work in Mission Control during the Space Race, and I was trained from childhood to be a scientist.It contains full peer-reviewed research and review papers relating to a selection of the symposium presentations, as well as from other authors. This essay has internal links to this essay and to other essays on my website, with external links largely to Wikipedia and scientific papers.
To understand this process we must first understand a little bit about the atoms themselves and how they get their names.
In that same year, I had my cultural and mystical awakenings.
During my second year of college, I had my first existential crisis and a paranormal event changed my studies from science to business.
The day started with a tour of the John de Laeter Centre (Jd LC) facilities incorporating the Tescan integrated mineral analyser (TIMA; ), which was the key instrument of relevance to the workshop.
Dr Mark Aylmore, recently appointed to take on the role of Applied Mineralogist in the Jd LC, chaired the workshop that included presentations from: • Dr Kamran Khajehpour (AXT), who gave an overview of automated mineralogy and supported by Esben Kjaer (Struers) who gave a brief overview on sample preparation techniques.