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2013-05-15 23:24:35

The Dubuque Area Chamber of Commerce and City of Dubuque dignitaries will perform a ribbon cutting ceremony at the historic Platinum Building, home of Platinum Supplemental Insurance, their corporate

Unique Method Developed To Create Uniform Nanoparticles
2013-05-06 12:40:35

University of Illinois researchers have developed a new way to produce highly uniform nanocrystals used for both fundamental and applied nanotechnology projects.

2013-02-26 23:02:41

Meet Michael Berg, Chief Operating Officer of Administration, and James Lange, Chief Operating Officer of Third Party Administration. Dubuque, Iowa (PRWEB) February

2013-02-13 23:00:08

In an internal conference Luriya recently discussed a plan to let everyone sell platinum, finally settling on an easy solution. New York (PRWEB) February 13,


Latest Platinum Reference Libraries

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2013-03-16 00:00:00

Antonio de Ulloa was born on January 12, 1716 in Seville. Ulloa enlisted with the Spanish Navy in 1733. In 1735, he was sent to Ecuador as a member of the French Geodesic Mission. The mission, led by Pierre Bouguer, was organized by the French Academy of Sciences to measure a degree of the meridian at the equator. He stayed in Ecuador for 9 years until 1744, during this stint; he discovered platinum with his partner, Jorge Juan. In 1745, he returned to Spain. However, while enroute to...

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2005-05-25 18:52:44

Platinum is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Pt and atomic number 78. A heavy, malleable, ductile, precious, gray-white transition metal, platinum is resistant to corrosion and occurs in some nickel and copper ores along with some native deposits. Platinum is used in jewelry, laboratory equipment, electrical contacts, dentistry, and anti-pollution devices in automobiles. Notable characteristics The metal is a beautiful silvery-white when pure, and malleable...

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