The double contact process – The production of sulphuric acid explained in 6 minutes

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THINGS TO KNOW Today, sulphuric acid is considered one of the most important chemicals of all. Due to its properties, the substance is used in numerous branches of industry. It can be produced on a large scale from sulphur by the double contact process.

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Jews in Wittenberg 2021: History of judeophobia

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THINGS TO KNOW Judeophobia in Wittenberg 2020: The dispute about the ‘Judensau‘ at the city church divides the inhabitants of Lutherstadt Wittenberg. To better understand the creation of the relief it is important to learn more about the history of anti-semitism. Only few people know how long the hostility against Jews has really been anchored in people.

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Wittenberg in the course of industrialisation – the SKW Piesteritz between the 19th century and now

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THINGS TO KNOW A garrison town became a nationally influential industrial location – Wittenberg’s transformation into an industrial town began late, but was then unstoppable. Its development during the industrialisation period was particularly evident in Wittenberg’s district Piesteritz escepially with the ‘SKW Stickstoffwerke Piesteritz GmbH’.

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