Essays Tagged: "Platinum"

ET and Egypt?

c batteries many thousands of years old. They have found strange beings in perfect space-suits with platinum fasteners. They have also found numbers with fifteen digits-something not registered by any ...

(6 pages) 96 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Stone Temple Pilots

with Stone Temple Pilots. Finally The band finished their album CORE in september 1992 and it went platinum. it was followed by a second release PURPLE two years later which also was a big hit and wi ...

(3 pages) 30 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Catalytic Converter

p mainly of a mufflerlike chamber which containsporous, heat-resistant materials coated with either platinum or palladium. Thesematerials are known as catalysts. A catalyst is an element which althoug ... gasoline. The reasoningbehind this was that if a leaded gasoline was used the lead would cover the platinum andpalladium pellets rendering them ineffective and thereby ceasing the reaction to exist.P ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


Platinum , metallic chemical element; symbol Pt; at. no. 78; at. wt. 195.08; m.p. 1,772°C; b.p. ... 8; m.p. 1,772°C; b.p. 3,827±100°C; sp. gr. 21.45 at 20°C; valence +2 or +4. Pure platinum is a malleable, ductile, lustrous, silver-white metal with a face-centered cubic crystallin ... mperatures. Like palladium, it absorbs large quantities of hydrogen, which it releases at red heat. Platinum is found in nature alloyed with the other metals of the so-called platinum group, found in ...

(2 pages) 131 2 3.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Divorce: A Blight on the American People.

eryone and everything (6-14, 47-54)These lyrics are by well-known artist Everclear from their multi-platinum hit song "Wonderful." Its popularity can be attributed to one thing: the emphathising of mi ...

(7 pages) 150 0 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Thermal Decomposition of Metal carbonates

have already done I know that Potassium and sodium are the most reactive metals, and that gold and platinum are the least reactive metals. To determine the order of how reactive a metal is and where ... 4Hydrogen H (non-metal)Copper Cu Transition MetalSilver Ag Transition MetalGold Au Transition MetalPlatinum Pt Transition MetalThe periodic table also shows which groups the metals belong to. The enc ...

(12 pages) 36 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


Platinum is a very pretty white silvery metal. Its has many isotopes that range from 190Pt to 198Pt. ... ts has many isotopes that range from 190Pt to 198Pt. Platinum's atomic mass average is 195.08 amus. Platinum's place on the periodic table is period number 6, group number 10. Platinum has a fairly la ... iodic table is period number 6, group number 10. Platinum has a fairly large Atomic number it is 78.Platinum's elemental forms are nuggets and grains. Unfortunately platinum has never been found pure, ...

(1 pages) 25 0 3.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences

Defining the Media By: Jarrod Hale

Blockbuster movies, number one athletes, and pop stars that go platinum around the world, are just a small part of what American Culture has come to be. There are ...

(4 pages) 44 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Behavior Assessment

team of six very diverse individuals, there are different behavior types. After completing the Disc Platinum Behavior Assessment, we have all come to certain conclusions on our behavior styles and or ... ping others. I enjoy that because I am always open to learning.Loraine FullmerAccording to the DISC Platinum Rule, I am considered a Ds Producer. The assessment says that this style (D style) is "Forc ...

(7 pages) 246 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Vibrational data discussion on the Adsorption of Phosphate on Pt(111) and Pt(100) studied in situ FTIR spectroscopy

voltammetry and in situ FTIR spectroscopy, the adsorption of phosphate species on a single crystal platinum was studied. The pH range was between 1.03 and 12.7. With an increased potential on polycry ... was studied. The pH range was between 1.03 and 12.7. With an increased potential on polycrystalline platinum, the phosphate species became more protonated.From the spectroscopy viewpoint, it may seem ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


ved on a business enterprise after all operating expenses have been met. Palladium was cheaper than platinum and since it does a better job cleaning up auto emissions than platinum, automobile manufac ... tter job cleaning up auto emissions than platinum, automobile manufactures use palladium instead of platinum as they chose tighter pollution emission standards. But, since early 1998, Russian exports ...

(3 pages) 22 0 3.5 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Gold, and it's Properties

e accelerator can make gold from lead and mercury. It can also create an unstable form of gold from platinum and iridium, both of which are a higher value than gold. But all the gold produced commerci ...

(1 pages) 49 1 3.5 Jun/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

Tupac Shakur

n California, hustling on the streets. He came out with his first album in 1993 'I Get Around'. The platinum-selling album which featured Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z. He then went to his acting career a ...

(2 pages) 614 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

I, robot, a metaphorical analy

hich are very big and have positronic brains. The sponge that made up the brains in a concoction of platinum and iridium which make up a sponge. This sponge, made mostly by trial and error, and just t ... ting "sugar" into it, the basis always stayed the same. The basis of the brain, other than just the platinum and iridium, are the basis of the actions of the robots. There are three rules that all of ...

(4 pages) 10 1 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Kurt Cobain

ng with the other members of the band. The band won several awards. "Nevermind" ended up certifying platinum. They also won awards for best music video. Cobain put a lot of meaning into his son ...

(2 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry