We see a lot of headlines about the “miracle” properties of graphene and carbon nanotubes, but the stories underneath the headlines are either very vague
What do Elizabethan cannons, your smartphone, #2 pencils, nuclear reactors, diamonds, and carbon nanotubes all have in common? Graphite – that’s what. Without it,
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
You have traveled on a wonder today, whether you drove, rode a bus, walked or flew. Our transportation-dependent advanced society wouldn’t be possible without asphalt.
The mineral group called zeolites is incredibly useful. It got its name back in the 1700s, when the Swedish mineralogist who also discovered nickel
What is salt? There are many ionic salts. What we think of as table or road salt is an ionic salt called sodium chloride