Alchemy discussion forum Home
 Search       Members   Calendar   Help   Home 
Search by username
Not logged in - Login | Register 
Alchemy discussion forum > News - Meetings - Events > News - Meeting - Events > Chinese turn copper into - er, super-copper

Chinese turn copper into - er, super-copper
 Moderated by: alchemyd  
 New Topic   Reply   Print 
AuthorPost
Paul Ferguson
Member


Joined: Fri Feb 15th, 2008
Location:  
Posts: 1491
Status:  Offline
 Posted: Wed Dec 26th, 2018 05:11 pm
 Quote  Reply 
Researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Liaoning used electrically-charged argon gas to produce a thin layer of gold-like sand on a piece of copper. However, the new material cannot pass as gold – for starters, the upgraded metal has the same density as ordinary copper.

Scientists won’t be able to mass produce fake gold coins, but they’ve already found a practical use for their new Frankenstein material. It was successfully used as a catalyst to turn coal into alcohol – a complex chemical process that is best facilitated by precious metals.

https://www.rt.com/news/447440-china-copper-turn-gold-metal/


 Current time is 04:23 am




Powered by WowBB 1.7 - Copyright © 2003-2006 Aycan Gulez