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This material uses a physics trick to keep roofs cool in summer and warm in winter
To build a better roof coating, try vanadium oxide.
On this blisteringly hot metal planet, a year lasts only 8 hours
The years are extremely short and hot on planet GJ 367b.
The US government is hunting for rare metals out West. That doesn’t fly with some locals.
A rush to map mineral deposits has residents in one Colorado town concerned about environmental destruction.
Centuries-old tools reveal how the Chikasha people fought off conquistadors
Hernando de Soto's expedition ultimately failed, but they left an almost literal trail of breadcrumbs in their wake.
These airless bike tires rely on a metal alloy designed for NASA rovers
The Smart Bike Company's METL tires rely on a NASA-developed alloy material to create an airless tire.
More electric cars means more mining, but recycling could help minimize the impact
Experts call for recycling EV batteries to meet the growing demand for lithium and cobalt.
Aluminum production could get much better for the environment
The breakthrough is great news for your gadgets
Neutron star collisions may have created most of the gold in the universe
All that glitters is a neutron star collision.
There’s A Secret Goldmine In Your Toilet
Four New Elements Added To The Periodic Table
That's some heavy stuff