If you ask people to name the most valuable substances by weight, then you will likely get answers like, “diamonds” or “platinum.” Indeed, small quantities of those are valuable, but frankly I have never heard of many of the most valuable substances by weight – and some of those about which I have heard would probably not have jumped to mind. I mean really! What the heck is Taaffeite and Red Beryl – the latter sounds like a communist Tokyo Rose.
One gram of Californium is worth 27 consecutive wins of this weeks massive PowerBall jackpot. I wonder if 27 PowerBall lottery tickets stacked up weigh 1 gram.
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