Neatorama Posts Tagged "iron"
Metal of Heaven: Ancient Egyptians Got Iron from Meteorites

The Gerzeh Bead, an ancient Egyptian iron bead derived from a meteor (c. 3300 BC) Photo: Th...  ...The University of Manchester The name for iron in ancient Egyptian is "metal of heaven,&quo...  ...en that ancient Egyptians used meteorites to make iron beads...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/31/Metal-of-Heaven-Ancient-Egyptians-Got-Iron-from-Meteorites/
Millefiori...

Photographer Fabian Oefner creates lovely art by mixing water color paint with ferrofluids, and then subjecting it to a magnetic field. See various close-up views of the artwork in Oefner's project called Millefiori...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/06/millefiori/
The Iron Spike of Bacteriophages

Scientists have discovered how b...  ...to pierce the bacterial membrane: with an iron spike. When they crystallized th...  ...y first picture of the tip of the spike: a single iron atom held in place by six amino acids...  ...the work. But the discovery of the sharp *stron...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/26/the-iron-spike-of-bacteriophages/
Lucky Iron Fish Saves Lives in Cambodia

Anemia is a serious problem in Cambodia, leadi...  ...ersuade villagers there to increase the amount of iron in their diet. A simple solution would be to stir...  ...iet. A simple solution would be to stir chunks of iron inside cooking pots, but Charles encountered seri...  ..., which gained broad acceptance, wa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/24/lucky-iron-fish-saves-lives-in-cambodia/
The Expression "Sweating Like a Pig" Has Nothing to Do with Pigs...

Pigs don't sweat much, so they wallow in the mud t...  ...a pig" develop? It's actually a reference to pig iron , which is form of iron smelting: When pig iron is originally created from iron ore, the smelter needs to heat the ore to ext...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/29/the-expression-sweating-like-a-pig-has-nothing-to-do-with-pigs/
Iron Snail: Mother Nature's Steampunk

The scaly-foot gastropod (Crysomallon squamiferum)...  ...d out why their exoskeleton is so tough: it's got iron .Crysomallon squamiferum was discovered back in 19...  ...r, and an outer layer that is fused with granular iron sulfide. It is unlike any other known natural or...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/02/11/iron-snail-mother-natures-steampunk/
The Beauty of Molten Iron

[YouTube - Link] In Nuanquan, China there is...  ...ng a bit more dangerous and beautiful with molten iron which is then flung at a wall creating a cascade...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/24/the-beauty-of-molten-iron/
Chocolade Haas...

[YouTube - Link] Melting chocolate bunnies has never been as disturbing or creepy. And don't get me started on the music used for this video! The creepiest one is the hairdryer scene. Brrrrrrr! Created by the Da...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/24/chocolade-haas/
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