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Crystals of this substance power the warp drive on starships in the 'Star Trek' universe.
This metal, stronger than steel, but lighter in weight, was mined in Moria.
In order for Transformers to use this power source, it must be refined from a crystal into liquid form.
When this Kurt Vonnegut-created substance comes into contact with water below its 45.8 C melting point, it freezes water.
The green variety of this material is particularly lethal to people like 'The Man of Steel'.
In 'Avatar', humanity invades Pandora to get this mineral, worth 'about $20 million-per-kilogram.'
This material was invented by a Professor Ned Brainard, an absent-minded professor at Medfield College.
Frank Herbert describes this drug at the center of his 'Dune' universe, as having an odor similar to cinnamon.
Wolverine (of the X-Men) has a skeleton composed of this material.
The Jem'Hadar are controlled through an addiction to this colorful drug.
This term could be applied to an ancient 'fifth element', or the lumeniferous medium through which scientists used to think light traveled through.
In 'Brave New World', the citizens of The World State are all happy, partially because of this halucinogen without after effects, which their government encourages them to take.
Galen Tyrol once led a strike on a ship that processed this mineral, the fuel source for ships in the 'Battlestar Galactica' universe.
The Antarctic variety of this metal is usually called 'anti-metal', and usually just refers to the Wakandan variety. It was a primary constituent of Captain America's shield.
It is a fuel, a power source, and an explosive, but most importantly, it is the material which stargates are made of.
C-3PO noted that this substance should protect Han Solo, provided that he survived the freezing process (which of course he did).
This see-through material was 'invented' by Dr. Nichols of Plexicorp in San Francisco ... thanks to some help from Mr. Scott in 'Star Trek IV'.
In a Clive Cussler novel, recovering this mineral for the Sicilian Project is the reason why Dirk Pitt raises the Titanic.
Before combustion was understood, the predominant explanation for how things burnt was that flammable materials contained this undetectable substance which was lost while burning.
In Ayn Rand's 'Atlas Shrugged', Dagny Taggart meets the inventor of this eponymous metal.

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