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The sounds of science
Have Modern Scientists Made Any Advancements In Alchemy?
Ancient alchemists tried just about anything to turn lead into gold. But if they had just had a laser, they … Continued
Gray Matter: How To Make Cheap Fake Gold
Cast your own bogus bullion.
In Alchemy-Like Process, Researchers Make Iron Behave Like Platinum
Long the pursuit of scientists the world over, a Princeton University researcher has devised a means of alchemy by transforming … Continued
Archive Gallery: The Exciting Growth of The Periodic Table
PopSci discovers the elements, one by one
Using Muons as a Disguise, Chemists Fool Helium Into Thinking It’s Hydrogen
The quantum trick helps illustrate how atomic mass can affect chemical reactions