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Uraeus: A Symbol of Sovereignty and Royalty in Ancient Egypt

By |2019-10-12T12:42:56+03:00October 12th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Uraeus is the stylized, upright form of an Egyptian cobra, used as a symbol of sovereignty, royalty, deity and divine authority in ancient Egypt.   The Uraeus is a symbol of the goddess Wadjet. She was one of the earliest Egyptian deities and was [...]

Kekulé’s Ouroboros Dream and the Structure of Benzene

By |2019-02-25T17:02:26+03:00February 25th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , |

Friedrich August Kekulé, later Friedrich August Kekule von Stradonitz was a German organic chemist. From the 1850s until his death, Kekulé was one of the most prominent chemists in Europe, especially in theoretical chemistry. Kekulé's most famous work was on the structure of benzene. In 1865 [...]