Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 
Author Message
Site Admin
User avatar

Joined: Tue May 03, 2011 6:06 pm
Posts: 11782
Reply with quote
Post Mercury
Mercury is the only metal found in a liquid state at room temperature, which is certainly different. As a child, I played happily with blobs of mercury, which is currently frowned upon due to its toxicity. Mad hatters were mentally impaired due to their frequent exposure to mercury.

The Nazi Bell project allegedly used counter-rotating drums of mercury to produce anti-gravity effects and time distortions.

This interesting article discusses why mercury is a liquid at room temperature by taking into account quantum molecular dynamics.

Note that the melting point of mercury calculated by the study above using relativistic effects was 250 Kelvin, or -9 degrees Fahrenheit. The actual melting point of mercury is 234K, or -38 degrees Fahrenheit. The study claimed the calculated melting temperature was "in excellent agreement with experiment". Well, relatively speaking.

It's not that we can't handle the truth. It's that they can't handle us if we know the truth.

Sat Aug 03, 2013 4:45 am
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Reply to topic   [ 1 post ] 

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest

You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group.
Designed by STSoftware.