Mysteries of Science



Dr. Gilleo
Mysteries of Science are written by Dr. Ken Gilleo. Dr. Gilleo is a chemist, inventor and general problem solver. Ken has been tracking industrial forensics and collecting case histories for decades.
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Where Is the Missing Gold?
Where Is the Missing Gold?
A gold inventory tally made sure gold-in matched gold-out. Why were gold orders going up when sales showed no increase?
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Eavesdropping on the Enemy
Eavesdropping on the Enemy
The military wanted to listen to the enemy from overhead. What type of aircraft would be quiet enough to make listening possible?
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Lubricant Causes Quality Problems
Lubricant Causes Quality Problems
Cylinder locks coated with a light oil spray started to stick. Did a change in the process affect quality, and if so how?
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Lightning Stikes in the Chemistry Lab
Lightning Stikes in the Chemistry Lab
As a lightning bolt hit near a lab, a blue spark jumped from a radio in the lab room to a student. Was the spark lightning?
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Problems With Viscosity and the Moon
Problems With Viscosity and the Moon
At an English shampoo factory near the sea, they were having problems with the shampoo viscosity. What was the cause?
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