Introduction to Chemistry
Lecture no. 21 from the course: The Joy of Science
Taught by Professor Robert M. Hazen | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Learn why atoms bond to one another, and what makes some types of atoms particularly unstable and reactive. Learn what distinguishes covalent from ionic and metallic bonding. The most versatile of all covalently bonded elements is carbon, the element of life.