Platinum

Scientists have broken a staggering record on the melting point of platinum

Scientists have figured out how to make platinum more affordable as a catalyst: turn it into a liquid at low temperature. We have known for centuries that noble metals like platinum, gold, ruthenium and palladium make excellent catalysts for chemical reactions because they help break chemical bonds between atoms more effective than other metals. But …

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Highlights from Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee

Placeholder while loading article actions LONDON — Britain pulled out all the stops to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s 70-year reign. In the skies of Buckingham Palace, drones formed the shapes of floating teacups and giant corgis. On the ground, a parade featured 1,400 soldiers, hundreds of horses and a swarm of royal superfans. What is …

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Prince Harry and Meghan make their first public appearance at the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Placeholder while loading article actions LONDON – Crowds outside St. Paul’s cheered on Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex as the couple made their first public appearance at Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations. Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, had an even bigger hand as they entered the Anglican Cathedral …

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Queen Elizabeth II skips Platinum Jubilee church service

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, joined other members of the British royal family on Friday for a church service honoring Queen Elizabeth II’s 70 years on the throne, making their first public appearance in the Kingdom. United since stepping back from royal duties two years ago. The Queen skipped the event …

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Uninvited: Kim Kardashian's dream of joining official Platinum Jubilee celebrations in the UK has been dashed

Kim Kardashian’s Dream of Attending Platinum Jubilee Celebrations Destroyed

EXCLUSIVE A snub for the celebrity queen: Buckingham Palace REJECTS Kim Kardashian’s requests to attend the official Platinum Jubilee party after the star flew to London with her boyfriend Pete Davidson for the celebrations Representatives for the star, 41 – who landed in the UK with boyfriend Pete Davidson, 28, this week – have requested …

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Meghan and Harry stay behind the scenes at the Platinum Jubilee

Placeholder while loading article actions LONDON ― Would they show themselves or not? The biggest suspense ahead of Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations on Thursday was whether runaway royals Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex would appear. Buckingham Palace had said it would only be “working royals” and some of their children for …

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Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee kicks off with great fanfare

LONDON (AP) — four days of celebration honoring Queen Elizabeth II’s 70 years on the throne kicked off Thursday with a display of British military traditions ranging from the days of horse and cannon to the age of the jet. Official Platinum Jubilee celebrations began with Trooping the Colour, an annual military parade that has …

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