Jones Beene <jone...@pacbell.net> wrote:
> However, one of the early images coming from the photos Mizuno sent out - > showed the metal piece which was used for the rubbing and it was not a new > rod but looked used pretty "gnarly", for lack of a better term. As if it > had been used for years. > > Given that Mizuno had undertaken a recent move of his lab due to > earthquake - there is a remote possibility that another palladium rod was > somehow substituted for the one which he thought was pure when in fact it > was Type A - the silver alloy. > We should find out about this from the mass spec analyses now underway.