Its not related to chemistry though.


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By "not related to chemistry", I assume you mean the answer is not a word related to chemistry, not that this puzzle has nothing to do with chemistry...

The group of 4 discs on the left looks like

Helium - a helium-4 nucleus, specifically. Also known as an alpha particle.

The red disc looks like

An electron, not a proton like I originally thought. Also known as a beta particle.

The formula to the left refers to

The Arrhenius Equation, which relates a rate constant (k) to a constant factor (A), gas constant (R), Temperature (T), and activation energy (Ea): k = A * e^(-Ea/RT)

k/[e^(-Ea/RT)] is just A.

So you get:

Alpha + beta - A = Alphabet.

  • $\begingroup$ Not a proton.... I didn't know what color they were so... $\endgroup$
    – bleh
    Commented Sep 14, 2016 at 23:07
  • $\begingroup$ Ah, I see now. I'll edit. $\endgroup$
    – Joe
    Commented Sep 14, 2016 at 23:12
  • $\begingroup$ wow, luckly is not chemist related lol $\endgroup$
    – lois6b
    Commented Sep 15, 2016 at 6:18

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