Tag: Gas

Is it a Gas or Vapor?

Many people hear the terms gas and vapor interchangeably. In their basic sense, the gas and vapor is the exact same thing. The only difference is that vapor is a word that can describe the gas that will become a liquid when at room temperature. There are a couple of examples of what liquids become a gas, mercury and water. These two compounds are a liquid when they are at room temperature, but when heated […]

The Basics of Gas

Gases are located everywhere around the world. In fact, the atmosphere around the earth is all enveloped by gas. When dealing with solids, you find that molecules and atoms are close together and compact. With the liquid, the atoms are a little further apart. However, gas molecules are spread out wide, constantly moving in many random ways, and very full of energy. That is what makes gas different than solids and liquids. There are many […]