Electrometallurgy, the science of producing metals from metallic ores through the use of electricity. It deals with both the use of electricity for various heating processes and the use of electricity to produce chemical changes (a process called electrolysis).
Booze, hooch, devil's brew. Whatever name you call it, alcohol is really just a combination of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen molecules. Test your knowledge of this simple compound with our quiz!
We love it. We wear it glittering around our necks and sparkling at our ears, wrists and feet. We pass it down to our children and hoard it in secret stashes. Why is this precious metal so prized?