Difference Between Phase & State of Matter?

Answer Introductory courses in physical science often begin with a definition of matter and a description of its different forms. These forms are commonly referred to as the "states" or "phases" of matter... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Difference Between Phase & State of Matter

Why is TV plasma the most common phase of matter in the universe?

Television plasma is not the most common phase of matter in the universe. It is merely a superior means of showing high definition television.

How can I test Dayton 3 phase 3 wire heater without 3 phase power in my home with a 200 amp service?

The owners of any factories, workshops or homes which need a 3-phase supply would order 3-phase supplies from their local power companies. For a very small 3-phase appliance (not a heater!), such ... Read More »

What state of matter is silly putty?

The three states of matter taught in science class are solid, liquid, and gas. Silly Putty is a substance that is not so easy to classify since it exhibits properties of both a solid and a liquid. ... Read More »

How to Learn About the Solid State of Matter?

Solid StateThis article gives an overview about the types of solids and their chemcal properties as well as their physical properties.