24 May 2019

Element of the Week: Irridium

From Nights, 8:06 pm on 24 May 2019

This weeks element of the week is the smoking gun in the "what killed the dinosaurs" debate. Irridium is enourmously dense (>22 times that of water), it has extreme resistance to chemical reaction, and its origin can be found in supernova explosions. .

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