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Accessing list elements by name

First, a bit of a long introduction to my problem: I only have a few weeks of Mathematica experience. I am creating a mathematica application that calculates some material properties of steel based ...
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How to get rid of the perspective effect in a 3D graphics

I have plotted a figure of MoS2 crytal structure. But the actual output looks like the spheres are not in the correct position due to the perspective effect. I obtained the correct position figure ...
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How to save ChemicalData queries so that they are available immediately on notebook load?

If I put some viscosity (or density, ...) lookups in my notebook, such as: ...
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Generating a function which outputs possible chemical reactions

I want to make a list of chemical reactions and I write them down in a $\require{mhchem}\LaTeX$ format. They are of the following form $$NA_n^i+MB_m^j \rightarrow \hat NA_{\hat n}^{\hat i}+\hat ...
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Find elements in a decay chain using IsotopeData

I am trying to write a program using the Mathematica function IsotopeData, but am finding the code troublesome. Due to my (relative) familiarity with Python, I am ...
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Building a molecule viewer: aesthetic rotations

I am working on building a molecule viewer in Mathematica and am running in to problems with controlling rotation of the molecule (which is rendered as a ...
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Using ChemicalData to make molecule graphics

I would like to take the acetone $((CH_3)_2CO)$ and chloroform $(HCl_3)$ molecules that Mathematica's chemical data provides, and plot them together. I want to show how chloroform can hydrogen bond ...