Researchers want space-miners to focus on the Moon, Mars and iron-rich bodies tumbling through the asteroid belt and leave things such as Jupiter and Saturn alone.
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Fool’s gold is very common in the Carlin-type gold deposits that are found in Nevada.
The device is capable of detecting 0.1 percent hydrogen in the air in less than a second.
Small spinel stones with good transparency and fine cobalt-blue colour can sell for about 10 times the price of a comparable sapphire.
Borophene is the atom-flat form of boron. The findings constitute a step toward practical applications like wearable or transparent electronics.
The plan puts emphasis on emphasis on agritech, aerospace, defense, renewable energy and telecommunications.
The experts from Curtin University say the mechanism promises to be crucial for the country's mining and petroleum sectors.
High availability of copper and low availability of oxygen during the Neoproterozoic period gave scientists the first clues.
Scientists took what they call a "first step" toward creating ultrasensitive biosensors to detect the disorders that cause affections such as Alzheimer's disease.
The answer to this question has been widely explored by scientists.
Asteroids are considered one of the candidates that brought water to our planet, which they retain as hydrated minerals.
Known as the Ram's Horn, the sample is so rare that it has been impossible to cut into it or analyze it with x-rays.
The resulting material is expected to be used in the maritime industry.
Copper particles and bioactive glass seem to be a winning combination.
Sixty-five engineers from 15 countries came up with ideas.
Researchers are studying the unusual Las Cruces deposit in southwestern Spain.
Prior to this discovery, it was thought that mainly men were allowed to use the blue stone.
The discovery came as a fluke.
By analyzing the age of known deposits, researchers get clues of where to find unexplored ones.
"This constitutes a first step towards the production of novel electrodes for highly efficient solar cells and lights.”
Hint: you just need to chart the life cycle of sulphur.
The precious metal can help save lives.
Up till now, the polymers used for 3D printing were not ionic conductors and this created a major hurdle for printing batteries.
A bacterium is capable of producing solar fuels when fed with gold.
A new gold-silver alloy was created with the idea of lightening the load and enhance the power of devices used by soldiers.