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  • Behaviour that sets it apart

    Behaviour that sets it apart

    The experience has been that metals, which are good conductors of electricity, are also good conductors of heat. And non-metals, like most gases — carbon, phosphorus, sulphur, iodine, bromine — are bad conductors of either electricity or heat. Applications have thus been adapted to available materials and the fact that a good conductor of electricity …

    February 8, 2017