Credit: SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY MOTION

Caption: Silver-plating a two pence coin. The coin is being held in solution of silver nitrate. The silver ions in the solution form a battery with the copper in the coin, and a reaction occurs in which they exchange. This leads to a thin layer of silver forming over the submerged part of the coin.

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Silver-plating a coin

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Duration: 00:15:59.02

Frame size: 1920x1080

Frame rate: 25

Audio: No

Format: QuickTime, Photo JPEG 100%, progressive scan, square pixels

File size: 27.2G

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Codec: Apple ProRes 422 (HQ)

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