There are a variety of ways atoms can form a chemical bond to each other. Predominant, and two of the strongest, are the ionic and the covalent bonds.
Sir Edward Frankland was one of the foremost English chemists of his day. He laid the foundation of modern structural chemistry through his discovery of the theory of valence, which states that atoms come together to make chemical compounds in regular ratios. He also introduced the term “bond” to describe the way that atoms link […]