precious metals


How Asteroid Mining Could Open Up the Solar System

Planetary Resources’ Chris Lewicki talks with physicist and sci-fi author Gregory Benford about asteroid mining and its potential to help humanity expand its footprint…


Happy Earth Day Caltech! “Element 19″ (Potassium) Instead of Precious Metals for Silicone-Containing Organics

“An abundant and inexpensive potassium-based material that looks like ordinary table salt can be used as a catalyst for one of the most studied chemical…