Terminator Liquid Metal
Researchers have developed experimental liquid metals that when supplemented with nickel or iron are able to moved and stretched into shapes with the use of magnets, similar to T-1000 from ‘The Terminator 2: Judgement Day.’ For example, mixing iron and nickel with gallium as well as a tin alloy, and then immersing them in hydrochloric acid, drastically reduces surface tension, thus enabling the material to be stretched four times its resting length. Read more for a video and additional information.



“The material — tested while submerged in liquid — also showed conductivity by connecting two electrodes and lighting up an LED bulb. Researchers found that the metal also crossed another hurdle, it was capable of connecting to an electrode positioned vertically above the metal, outside of the water without turning into a paste,” reports The Daily Mail.