Scientists from Harvard University claim to have created metallic hydrogen, a new metal with revolutionary potential applications.
Since 1935, when it was first theorized, scientists have been trying to create metallic hydrogen, a new material with revolutionary potential applications. Now scientists from Harvard University published a paper in Science where they claim to have created it. If confirmed by further tests, the metallic hydrogen could become not only the rarest, but also one of the most valuable materials on Earth. Unfortunately, that precious metallic hydrogen sample – potentially the first of its kind – has just disappeared in the Harvard lab.
Physicists propose that violations of a fundamental law of physics in early stages of the universe are responsible for the mysterious dark energy.
Physicists have proposed that one of the fundamental laws of physics, the law of conversation of energy, had a “violation” in the early stages of the universe. This could explain the issue of the “cosmological constant” which has troubled physics since Einstein and has been linked in recent physics to the emergence of the theorized dark energy.