16 Famous (Totally Solved) Mysteries

Whether it's a legendary monster or a strange disappearance, the Internet loves to get in screaming matches about mysteries that apparently leave a lot to the imagination. But it turns out that if everyone would just shut up for a couple seconds, they'd find out that a lot of our favorite unanswered questions do in fact have answers. Our readers took to task unearthing these answers, and we gave $200 to the winner ...

Entry by mkad

A BASE METAL, ERTURY (Hg), CAN TOTALLY BE TURNED TO GOLD (Au). 198Hg t 6.8MeV gamma ray--: 1 neutron + 197 197Mercury (half-life of 2.7 days) -- 197 1

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