Article of the Day: Dihydrogen Monoxide Hoax

Article of the Day:
Dihydrogen Monoxide Hoax

The dihydrogen monoxide hoax utilizes an uncommon scientific name for molecules composed of two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom to demonstrate how the lack of scientific literacy combined with an exaggerated analysis can lead to misplaced fears. The hoax points out that dihydrogen monoxide “is the major component of acid rain,” “may cause severe burns,” “contributes to the erosion of our natural landscape,” and “accelerates corrosion and rusting of many metals.” What is dihydrogen monoxide? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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