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Re: Finite Groups...infinite disappoinment

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  • Subject: [mg112272] Re: Finite Groups...infinite disappoinment
  • From: "Carl K. Woll" <carlw at wolfram.com>
  • Date: Tue, 7 Sep 2010 02:03:27 -0400 (EDT)

On 9/6/2010 3:15 AM, David Bailey wrote:

[snip]

> My feeling is that you hit the nail on the head - the idea of curated
> data over such a broad range is basically not possible. Another such
> area is chemical information, thus you are rewarded by:
>
> ChemicalData["Caffeine"]
>
> however
>
> ChemicalData["Copper Sulphate"]
>
> or
>
> ChemicalData["Copper Sulfate"]
>    

You need to use a standard camelcased name:

In[30]:= ChemicalData["CopperSulfate"]

Out[30]= {"CopperIISulfate", "CopperIISulfatePentahydrate", 
"CopperIISulfateHydrate"}

You can also use a chemical formula:

In[32]:= ChemicalData["CuSO4", "StandardName"]

Out[32]= "CopperIISulfate"

Carl Woll
Wolfram Research

> (I tried both spellings) yielded nothing. Copper sulphate was the first
> chemical that I tried in my new chemistry set about 50 years ago!
>
> David Bailey
>
> http://www.dbaileyconsultancy.co.uk
>
>
>
>
>    


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