Thermite powder yields pure, white-hot iron when lit. Don't try this one at home.
A long walk on the right beach could reveal
magnetite hiding in plain sight.
There are many ways to melt metal, but an arc furnace can liquefy almost anything you put in it, using only electricity.
Unlock the mystery of the pencil by turning out a few of your own.
For 150 years scientists believed that stable magnetic
levitation was impossible. Then Roy Harrigan came along.
Tired of waiting for our fuel of the future to come of age?
Grab a cup of water and a 9-volt, and read on.
The art of shrinking coins using copper coils, magnetic fields and enough energy to power a small city.
Our scientist zaps tin and silver, shatters glass, and arcs his oven to prove a point.
The best metal for the job isn't always the ideal one.
Behold the smooth, sweet powers of liquid N.