Date: Fri, 08 Nov 2002 18:49:41 -0500

Author: Jorge Salazar Simoni

Subject: Re: Archimedes Unknown Liquid

Post:

Until I know the iodine is added like a medium for get it for the thyroid
gland
"The main reason that you need iodine is because of a gland
in your neck
called the thyroid gland. The thyroid gland produces two
hormones
(thyroxine and triiodothyronine) " (From
http://www.howstuffworks.com/question367.htm)

Paco


Gary Karshner wrote:

> Brad,
> Table salt has sodium iodide added as will as an inert power
> (talc?) to keep it poring when it rains as the old ad used to say. It is
> the latter that doesn't dissolve and gives the cloudy appearance to the
> solution. The health food store Sea Salt should about well, I would suspect.
>
> Gary
>
> At 08:46 AM 11/8/02 -0500, you wrote:
> >What is the difference between Kosher salt and table salt? Other than one
> >is blessed.
> >
> >Brad Shue
> >Lab and Demo Manager
> >Davidson College
> >P.O. Box 7133
> >209 Ridge Road
> >Davidson, NC 28035
> >704-894-2649
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Thomas Senior [mailto:seniort@newtrier.k12.il.us]
> >Sent: Wednesday, November 06, 2002 3:11 PM
> >To: tap-l@listproc.appstate.edu
> >Subject: Re: Archimedes Unknown Liquid
> >
> >For what it is worth, Kosher Salt makes a very clear solution, no
> >cloudiness that you get with table salt. Out chemistry folks use it
> >for density columns.
> >
> >Thomas J. Senior
> >New Trier High School
> >385 Winnetka Ave
> >Winnetka, IL 60093-4295
> >847-784-6739

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