October 23rd, 2024
Do not get this day confused with small burrowing creatures in the backyard. National Mole Day is designated for a special number in chemistry. Chemists and other enthusiasts mark the day each October 23 between 6:02 a.m. and 6:02 p.m. to coordinate with the the equation that results in the number: 6.02 x 10ˆ23
A mole is a unit of measurement used in chemistry to express amounts of a chemical substance. It also is known as Avogadro's Number. It is named after early 19th-century Italian scientist Amedeo Avogadro.