A promising lead halide perovskite is great at converting sunlight to electricity, but it breaks down at room temperature. Now scientists have discovered how to stabilize it with pressure from a diamond anvil cell.
As part an effort to celebrate and discuss identity, even diversity within broad categories such as Asian American, four Stanford Earth members share how their ethnic-cultural backgrounds have informed and impacted their careers.
Scientists are still trying to piece together how Earth transformed from a molten planet to one with living creatures walking around on its silicate mantle and crust. Hints lie in the strange ways materials behave under extreme temperatures and pressures.