What do Elizabethan cannons, your smartphone, #2 pencils, nuclear reactors, diamonds, and carbon nanotubes all have in common? Graphite – that’s what. Without it,
Update, July 3, 2019: This post is five years old, but I just discovered that James Spann has a book coming out on weather and
Mount Vesuvius is best known for this, or something very close to it, happening in AD 79: Done by Zero Animation and the Melbourne
In 2012 Russian geologists told the world that there are “trillions of carats” of high-grade industrial diamonds in northern Siberia near the shores of the
We’ve looked at gold’s history and multiple uses. Now…where does it come from? No one knows for sure, but the answer lies in the stars.
Gold has spurred humanity’s economic development. We decorate ourselves with it. What is less well known is that gold facilitates much of our modern