There might be a crack in China's domination of rare earth metals – a mud-filled crack, thanks to a discovery by Japanese scientists. Vast reserves of rare earth metals that can be mined cheaply have been found in deep-sea mud on the Pacific ocean seabed. These essential metals are needed for a wide range of technologies – from consumer electronics like smartphones and TVs to advanced weapons systems and hybrid and electric vehicles.
- Hyundai Veloster N: menacing grille, big wing
- New Chevy Corvette ZR1 caught live on video
- Find and compare 2017 models
Ocean Floor Questions
There are no questions about this topic.Be the first to ask!