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Density, but what has the most density?
« on: 30/08/2007 14:18:47 »
Aside from me, what material or "thing" on earth, has the greatest density?


 

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Density, but what has the most density?
« Reply #1 on: 30/08/2007 14:26:42 »
Osmium is the densest but you won't meet it often, gold runs it a close second
 

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« Reply #2 on: 30/08/2007 16:08:22 »
Aside from me, what material or "thing" on earth, has the greatest density?
So you are in good shape, since fat has a lower density than muscles and bones  :)
 

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« Reply #3 on: 30/08/2007 20:20:33 »
Iridium runs it a much closer second and platinum doesn't do badly.
Gold runs it a close second second in the very important sense of being about eighth in line.
http://environmentalchemistry.com/yogi/periodic/density.html
 

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« Reply #4 on: 30/08/2007 21:12:02 »
I quoted gold as being a common substance that most people have access to.
 

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« Reply #5 on: 30/08/2007 23:28:25 »
I thought uranium was denser than gold  ???
 

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« Reply #6 on: 31/08/2007 09:13:44 »
No uranium is slightly less dense than Gold, I chose gold as most of us have access to a Gold ring and can weigh it in our hand and compare it with a brass or aluminium one and really feel the difference.
 

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« Reply #7 on: 31/08/2007 09:21:41 »
OK, thanks. My mistake.
 

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