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Inside Jupiter and Saturn, gaseous hydrogen gives way to liquid hydrogen and, deeper down, liquid metallic hydrogen. The temperatures and pressures inside these gas giants cause hydrogen to take on properties more befitting a metal.
Astronomy: Roen Kelly, after Kenneth R. Lang, Tufts University
On Earth, elements exist in one of three states: solid, liquid, or gas. The form an element takes depends on its pressure and temperature. While hydrogen is typically a gas on Earth, it can be artificially compressed and cooled to become a liquid or a solid. Even in these states, hydrogen remains a non-metal — its atoms hold on to their electrons tightly, so hydrogen conducts heat and electricity poorly. By contrast, metals conduct electricity and heat well because of the arrangement of their atoms, which create a lattice that allows the outermost electrons from one atom to easily transfer to another.

panda cloud antivirus full crack Our solar system has two gas giants: Jupiter and Saturn. Both planets contain a significant percentage of hydrogen, based on their densities. But at the temperatures and pressures deep inside these giants, their hydrogen becomes so heated and compressed that it enters several strange states, including liquid metallic hydrogen. As I mentioned earlier, hydrogen is a non-metal. But inside Jupiter and Saturn, hydrogen atoms at high temperatures and pressures actually lose their electrons, creating a free-floating stew of hydrogen nuclei (protons) and electrons. Because the electrons are unbound, they can move easily between the nuclei — a property associated with metals. This is metallic hydrogen: hydrogen that behaves like a metal. Metallic hydrogen is conductive, and it’s believed to be largely responsible for the dynamo that powers Jupiter’s and Saturn’s magnetic fields. (Whereas on Earth, that dynamo is powered by liquid iron, an actual metal.)

tai game ninja school offline crack sms Uranus and Neptune — our solar system’s ice giants — are too dense for hydrogen to be a major component of their makeup. Planetary scientists estimate that hydrogen makes up only about 15 percent of their masses, and furthermore assume that the interiors of these two planets are roughly the same because their masses are so similar. While hydrogen does exist in the ice giants’ atmospheres, and is also believed to form a liquid molecular shell deeper down, the hydrogen inside Uranus and Neptune is never subjected to the temperatures and pressures required to reach a metallic state.

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