Hdrologists study how water interacts with the earth’s crust
Alchemy is the medieval forerunner of chemistry, concerned with the transmutation of matter, in particular with attempts to convert base metals into gold or find a universal elixir.
Life processes in plants are a complex, highly developed and perfectly coordinated set of progressions by which the plants grows, absorbs nutrients, prepares food materials and reproduces.
Water has the ability to dissolve a large number of substances, e.g. sugar, salts etc. Water also dissolves a large number of gases including ammonia, hydrogen chloride etc. Hence, water dissolves almost every common substance and is therefore called a ‘universal solvent’.