Finding answers century-old questions about platinum’s catalytic properties


Researchers now understand more about why platinum is so efficient at producing power in hydrogen fuel cells. “Understanding platinum’s properties for speeding up chemical reactions will potentially enable scientists to create significantly cheaper synthetic or…

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Dwarf planet Haumea shines with crystalline ice


Related images(click to enlarge) The fifth dwarf planet of the Solar System, Haumea, and at least one of its two satellites, are covered in crystalline water-ice due to the tidal forces between them and the…

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