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Scientists get better numbers on what happens when electrons get wet

January 26, 2018

A particular set of chemical reactions governs everything from bridges corroding in water to your breakfast breaking down in your gut. One crucial part involves electrons striking water, and scientists still have to use ballpark numbers for certain parts of the equation when they use computers to model them. A new study offers a new set of numbers that may help scientists create better ways to split water for hydrogen fuel. Credit: Peter Allen/Institute for Molecular EngineeringFull Story

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