Transparent materials
In the field of optics, transparency (also called pellucidity or diaphaneity) is the physical property of allowing light to pass through the material without being scattered. On a macroscopic scale (o...
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Most EXPENSIVE Diamonds In The World!
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Giant 910 carat diamond found in Lesotho
One of the world's largest diamonds has been found in Letseng mine in Lesotho, a small country surrounded by South Africa. The diamond was found by UK mining company Gem Diamonds and could be worth up...
1,109-carat diamond sells for 53 million dollars
1,109-carat diamond found in Botswana has sold for a whopping 53 million dollars at Sotheby’s
Diamonds are neither rare, nor valuable.
Diamonds are neither rare, nor valuable.
When water flows uphill.
Two physicists conducted a series of playful experiments—and discovered a new and fun means to manipulate the movement of water.
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Kim Kardashian robbery: How do you sell high-profile diamonds? - BBC News
Kim Kardashian's robbers made off with $10 million worth of jewels, but how easy is it to sell on diamonds belonging to one of the world's most famous people?
Best Fat Burner
You may have come across a ton of lists that claim to include fat-burning foods. Did you know that best fat burner has been there around you all this while?
New state of water molecule discovered at Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have observed water molecules behaving unlike gas, liquid or solid states.
Water has Memory
Many researchers are convinced that water is capable of "memory" by storing information and retrieving it.
5 Incredible Ice Formations In Nature
We highlight a selection of the most breathtaking ice formations that have been found in nature!
Scientists To Inject Fuel In Experimental Fusion Device
GREIFSWALD, Germany (AP) — Scientists in northeast Germany were poised to flip the switch Wednesday on an experiment they hope will advance the quest for nuclear fusion, considered a clean and safe fo...
A Huge Gas Cloud Is Speeding Towards The Milky Way At 310KM Per Second
Scientists have discovered where a giant gas cloud that's on a collision course with the Milky Way comes from, and the answer is closer to home than you might think.
This Day In History-1905 World’s Largest Diamond Found
On January 25, 1905, at the Premier Mine in Pretoria, South Africa, a 3,106-carat diamond is discovered during a routine inspection by the mine’s superintendent. Weighing 1.33 pounds, and christened t...
Diamonds Used To 'Probe' Ancient Earth
Diamonds found in Johannesburg more than 80 years ago reveal how the ancient Earth was shaped. Diamonds dug up from ancient rock formations in the Johannesburg area, between 1890 and 1930 – before the...
Glass
Glass is an amorphous (non-crystalline) solid material which is often transparent and has widespread practical, technological, and decorative usage in things like window panes, tableware, and optoelec...
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Optical materials
Optical Materials is a peer-reviewed scientific journal that publishes original papers and review articles on the design, synthesis, characterisation and applications of materials, suitable for variou...
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Water
Video demonstrating states of water present in domestic life.Water is a transparent fluid which forms the world's streams, lakes, oceans and rain, and is the major constituent of the fluids of livin...
Gas
Gas is one of the four fundamental states of matter (the others being solid, liquid, and plasma). A pure gas may be made up of individual atoms (e.g. a noble gas or atomic gas like neon), elemental mo...
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Plasma (physics)
Plasma (from Greek πλάσμα, "anything formed") is one of the four fundamental states of matter, the others being solid, liquid, and gas. A plasma has properties unlike those of the other states.A plasm...
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Resin
Resin, in the most specific meaning of the term, is a hydrocarbon secretion of many plants, particularly coniferous trees. It is distinct from other liquid compounds found inside plants or exuded by ...
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Star of Asia
The Star of Asia is a large, 330 carat cabochon-cut star sapphire currently located at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. The stone originates from the Mogok mines of Burma. The gem...
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Goldsworthy railway
The Goldsworthy railway, owned and operated by BHP Billiton, is a private rail network in the Pilbara region of Western Australia built to carry iron ore. It is one of two railway lines the group oper...
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Ebonite
Ebonite was a brand name for very hard rubber first obtained by Charles Goodyear by vulcanizing rubber for prolonged periods. Besides natural rubber Ebonite contains about 25% to 80% sulfur and linsee...
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Cecil Rhodes
The Rt Hon Cecil John Rhodes (5 July 1853 – 26 March 1902) was a British businessman, mining magnate, and politician in South Africa. An ardent believer in British colonialism, Rhodes was the founde...
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Venetia Diamond Mine
The Venetia Diamond Mine is South Africa's largest producer of diamonds. It is situated close to the South African town of Alldays in the Limpopo province and is located within the 360 km² Veneti...
Purpurin (glass)
Purpurin (Italian: Porporino; Latin: Haematinum, derived from Greek haimátinos = "of blood"; German: Hämatinon), sometimes referred to as glass porphyr, is an opaque glass of brownish to lustrous deep...
Snowflake
A snowflake is either a single ice crystal or an aggregation of ice crystals which falls through the Earth's atmosphere. They begin as snow crystals which develop when microscopic supercooled cloud dr...