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(Phys Org2)   When a crystal is split in two, there are millions of volts that scientists call the "polar catastrophe"   ( phys.org) divider line
    More: Interesting, Prof. Ulrike Diebold, atomic force microscope, potassium tantalate crystals, polar catastrophe, Vienna University, negatively charged layers, Electric charge, negatively charged layer  
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2018-02-02 04:32:27 PM  
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And thus was discovered The Dark Sybian.
 
2018-02-02 05:17:22 PM  
Polar Catastrophe is the name of my Finnish Black Metal band
 
2018-02-02 08:57:34 PM  
Somehow, this is everything.
 
2018-02-02 09:00:15 PM  
Ultraviolet Catastrophe - Trip Harder
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2018-02-02 09:06:11 PM  
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2018-02-02 11:13:37 PM  
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2018-02-02 11:46:10 PM  
Seemed to me she was okay with it.
 
2018-02-03 04:17:53 AM  
Wasn't that a mo-cap animated film with Tom Hanks?
 
2018-02-03 07:52:23 AM  

AstroJesus: Somehow, this is everything.


I'm sure someone will come in here and correct me, but the gem seems to be at the end of the article. The voltage could be used at the atomic level to split water to produce hydrogen. Batteries could end up being sheets of crystals a few atoms thick.
 
2018-02-03 06:47:27 PM  
I always had this plan to do shiat like figure this stuff out.

I got as far as eating wintergreen lifesavers in a dark room with a mirror.
 
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