Transparent Crystals

17 Jan 2020

At https://phys.org/news/2020-01-transparency-crystals-ultrahigh-piezoelect... ... ultra high piezo electricity in crystals causes them to become transparent - is this another feature of electricity in Earth and beyond Earth. In an experiment, AC electricity was added to a ferro electric piezoelectric crystal and it caused an enhanced effect, contrary to mainstream ideas. See https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-019-1891-y

Meanwhile, a fireball over Japan was bright and slow. It also had a similar orbit to a Near Earth asteroid  (back in 2003) which would appear to be its parent body. The potential break up of the asteroid could be dangerous to life on earth, we are told.

See https://phys.org/news/2020-01-asteroid-unveils-fireball-identity.html ...