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  Fictional chemical substance - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fictional chemical substances are compounds or minerals that exist only in works of fiction (usually fantasy or science fiction).
This substance should not be confused with the real material dark matter, an astronomical term referring to elementary particles that do not emit radiation, but are detectable by their gravitational effects.
An alloy that is, for all intents and purposes, indestructible.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fictional_chemical_substance   (5575 words)

 Fictional chemical substance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A fictional chemical substance is a chemical element, isotope, compound or mineral that exists only in works of fiction (usually fantasy or science fiction).
Technically not a fictional drug, so much as one that has no intoxicating effect on humans as Discworld trolls are silicon based lifeforms.
Slab is described as being a mixture of chloric ammonium and radium.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/fictional_chemical_substance   (1643 words)

 Chemical Compound Almost Like Mescaline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
chemical compound almost like mescaline were and still are used for religious ceremonies, not for recreation, by many cultures and indigenous peoples.
Amazing powers of chemical compound almost like mescaline that have been used for centuries and are in fact the science.
chemical substance is a chemical element, isotope, compound or mineral...
www.shamanic-extracts.com /resources/63/ethnobotanicals626.html   (546 words)

They found that the hard substance fractures along the bands because the bands are weaker than the surrounding crystalline material.
Chemical engineering professor Karen K. Gleason developed a chemical vapor deposition procedure for building up films of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) on many types of materials--including some that aren't amenable to common waterproofing methods.
Butyl rubber, a common material used for chemical protection, stands up to many harmful substances but also acts as a barrier to water vapor, making it hot and stressful for people who need to wear it.
pubs.acs.org /cen/coverstory/8132/8132science.html   (3165 words)

 Furniture in Fiction and Fictional Furniture
Byrne argued that in many fictions it is not true that in the fictional world there is someone sufficiently knowledgeable to tell the story.
If we were, foolishly, to try to fill in all the details of the impossible science fiction cases it would be clear they contained not just impossibilities, but asymmetric compound impossibilities, and then we would no longer be able to imagine them.
Gendler concludes that what we do in fiction, where we try and imagine the fictional world, is very different to what we do, say, in philosophical argumentation, where we often suppose that things are different to the way they actually are.
philosophyweblog.blogspot.com /mfp.htm   (13734 words)

 Dictionary of Meaning www.mauspfeil.net
'''Vibranium''' is a fictional chemical substance fictional metal found in the Marvel Universe.
Found in the fictional African nation of Wakanda (Marvel Comics) Wakanda, vibranium has the ability to absorb all vibrations in the vicinity.
The Antarctic variety of vibranium produces, rather than absorbs, vibrations; these vibrations liquify all metals that come into contact with the substance, up to and including the otherwise indestructible metal known as adamantium.
www.mauspfeil.net /Vibranium.html   (244 words)

 Nanotechnology: Three Systems of Action
Often misunderstood or overlooked in discussions of nanotechnology, it is nevertheless a field of active and serious study.
Certain weapons, substances, and dangerous nanobots should be prohibited or restricted, and all commercial intellectual property should be controlled according to the wishes of the owner.
In fact, these proposals do not involve the handling of separate atoms at all; the atoms are always bound to larger molecules, and shift their bonds from one to another in traditional chemical fashion.
www.crnano.org /systems.htm   (8302 words)

 Trellium-D - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Trellium-D is a fictional chemical substance from the Star Trek universe, introduced in the series Star Trek: Enterprise.
Long-term exposure to Trellium-D is known to be damaging to Vulcan brains, and T'Pol's injecting of the chemical likewise caused permanent brain damage to her, to the extent where she is expected to have difficulty controlling her emotions for the rest of her life.
This page was last modified 11:38, 27 November 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Trellium   (475 words)

 Chemistry - Fictional chemical substance
According to the Unofficial Babylon 5 Technical Manual, the rare and expensive substance is formed when ordinary matter is subjected to the stresses of a star going nova, pushing some of its electron pair-bonds into hyperspace.
A mood elevating substance that is ingested in large quantities.
A silvery substance which is mutable by the Exalt currently attuned to it.
www.chemistrydaily.com /chemistry/Fictional_chemical_substance   (8029 words)

 Australian Racing Pigeon Journal
Firstly, enzymes, mentioned earlier, are compounds, often proteins, that are capable of producing or accelerating some change in a specific chemical substance on which they act.
If the muscle is damaged, as it was in this case, these enzymes leak out of the muscle and circulate in the bloodstream where their levels can be measured and interpreted.
Secondly, the enzyme values reported here were taken from an actual case of tying up in one of two racing pigeons (affected at different times) from the same loft.
pigeonjournal.com /content/view/64/26   (2227 words)

 List of fictional brands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The fictional may be designed to imitate a real brand satirize a real corporate brand or itself from real corporate brands.
However practice is so widespread in the entertainment industry that it gives authors another reason avoid the use of real brands: any reference would be suspected by the public being paid advertising and could diminish the or intellectual merit of the work.
Yet another reason to use a fictional is that sometimes a product is itself major "character" in the plot and using real brand would limit creativity as the would be constrained by the actual attributes that brand.
www.freeglossary.com /Red_Apple_Cigarettes   (1786 words)

 Backwards City: 01/01/2005 - 01/31/2005
Personally, I don't mind getting a little political in fiction, but if you're not careful, this is who you wind up becoming.
This is so close to his long-held notion of the Ultimate Science Fiction Planet, it's beyond reason.
In recent years archaeologists have been uncovering mounting physical evidence that corroborates the Spanish accounts in substance, if not number.
backwardscity.blogspot.com /2005_01_01_backwardscity_archive.html   (4274 words)

 Erowid Library/Bookstore : 'Eden: The Novel'
Wisman alternates between telling the story of Eden, and occasionally breaking out to write about his own use of "a powerful chemical substance".
He never names this psychedelic material, but describes his frequent work with it and the thoughts and philosophical meanderings he experienced while under its effects, which he incorporates into the Eden story.
Read Eden - A fictional story of what may very well be the future of our bioengineering science.
www.erowid.org /library/books/eden.shtml   (378 words)

 Backwards City: 01/09/2005 - 01/15/2005
Most bizarre among the plans was one for the development of an "aphrodisiac" chemical weapon that would make enemy soldiers sexually irresistible to each other.
Another was to develop a chemical that caused "severe and lasting halitosis", making it easy to identify guerrillas trying to blend in with civilians.
The Florida team identified two absolute requirements for life to exist a suitable temperature range to allow chemical bonding and an energy source (for example, the sun or radioactive decay).
backwardscity.blogspot.com /2005_01_09_backwardscity_archive.html   (6155 words)

 Ben Maller : Archives - January 16, 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Word is Chris Herren is still trying to get things together in hopes of relocating his basketball career, and some of his former Celtic teammates are rooting for the Durfee High product.
They were upset to hear the guard had fallen back into substance problems.
PBS says it will alter a movie scene to avoid showing the front of a nude woman being scrubbed down after a fictional chemical attack.
www.benmaller.com /archives/2005/january/16.html   (9467 words)

 The Writer's Almanac from American Public Media
It's the birthday of British poet and novelist Thomas Hardy, born in Higher Brocklehampton, in Dorset (1840), one of the poorest counties in the country, where rural life hadn't changed much in hundreds of years and older people spoke a local dialect similar to German.
His fictional county of Wessex, where he set much of his work, was based on that landscape.
He became one of the most famous English writers of his time and his work, particularly Jude the Obscure and Tess of the d'Urbervilles (1891), is still read today.
writersalmanac.publicradio.org /programs/2003/06/02   (3442 words)

 BeyondMass - 2,4-Dinitrophenol DNP Facts sheet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
amount of time it takes for one-half of the chemical to be
Some substances increase in concentration, or bioaccumulate, in
DISCLAIMER: Chemical Evolution is a fictional Charecter presenting fictional facts, stories and opinions, None of witch should be substetuted for Professional Medical advice!
www.beyondmass.com /forums/showthread.php?threadid=5238   (594 words)

 Bad Astronomy Blog » Blog Archive » Gravity Mine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In particular, you wouldn’t find rocks flying up — you’d need to have the material dispersed in such a way that reverse-gravity effects would be precluded until refining happened.
Somebody hasn’t been keeping up with their alternate-reality fiction lately.
Actually I thought the acting on the video was pretty darn good.
www.badastronomy.com /bablog/2005/12/01/gravity-mine   (4722 words)

 The Comic Treadmill: April 2004 Archives
OK, so the del Toros are Hispanic and many Hispanics are Catholic; and I suppose every fictional Hispanic crime family needs a religious figure in it, so it's an easy fit.
I’m thinking Katana slices off his head after Metamorpho fills his lungs with some sort of toxic chemical substance.
Batman and the Outsiders 13 featured the Outsiders learning that Batman was Bruce Wayne, which was a bit surprising, but I guess shouldn’t have been.
www.comictreadmill.com /CTMBlogarchives/2004/2004_Monthly/2004_04.php   (15053 words)

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daddy-o(exp.): a symbol of respect, utilized mainly by fictional gang members circa the 1950s, who use "eerie" snapping as a form of intimidation.
May have multiple meanings depending on the person who asserts it.
Awareness of ome's surroundings are questionable-to-minimal, which is sad, as this state is not necessarily inspired by the use of "chemical substance".
www.angelfire.com /vi/thevixenvault/definitions/definitions.html   (4208 words)

 Journaling at the dawn of a new age   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It's for a good cause, though, and I hope they realize what a great person they're getting out of the deal.
As for me, I have my own plans, which involve doing schoolwork and coming up with a fictional life I can tell people about.
I have come to notice that I have less and less of a life outside of the confines of my Ph.D program, so the only reasonable solution is to fabricate one.
www.livejournal.com /users/wisedanichi   (4076 words)

 Aces Full of Links: January 2005 Archives
Blizzard safety kit, placed in the charge of my eldest daughter.
Contains heavy plastic and duct tape in the event of radioactive “dirty” chemical or biologically hazardous snow.
Move wood close to the house, and bring some wood inside in case we lose heat.
www.drmomentum.com /aces/archives/2005_01.html   (13066 words)

 ⊙ AntiQuark: February 2005
How video-game screen-shots were taken in the Atari Age:
A list of all the fictional substances ever created (supposedly)...hmmm...it seems that Latinum is a liquid, and not a metal:
And all this time I thought those Ferengis craved Laudanum.
www.antiquark.com /weblog/2005_02_01_antiquark_archive.html   (3983 words)

 InstaMom Newsletter January 2004 Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
reducing or eliminating a bad habit (eating, drinking, substance
If you are eating more or less than is normal for you, if you think
of alcohol or a chemical substance as a solution to how you are
www.instamom.com /jan04.html   (7107 words)

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