Scientists discover new structure in gold that only exists at extreme states

ScienceAlert/Michelle Starr

Cartoon image of Dr. MoneyWise with pointer “Scientists have just discovered something new about gold. When extreme crushing pressure is applied quickly, over mere nanoseconds, the element’s atomic structure changes, becoming more similar to metals harder than gold.”

Dr. Moneywise says: History teaches that under the crushing pressure of a financial meltdown gold hardens the portfolio, makes it more resilient!

Repost from 8-6-2019

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