Cesium (“caesium,” outside the US) is not just a ringtone. Nor is it simply the atom used in ultra-precise clocks that make everything from the
This element is on the critical mineral list, and not simply because it soothes an upset tummy. But bismuth is also a lot of fun.
Most residents of the United States think of foil, beverage cans, and recycling when we hear the word “aluminum” (or “aluminium”); then lots of other
Why are those scientists risking their lives, and then casting longing glances back at the deadly crystals even as they leave the cave? Because this
This isn’t a dreamy video, despite its name, although it does have some incredibly beautiful shots. It’s the trailer for a movie about a controversy
Recently the US government put together a list of the 35 minerals that it considers necessary for the security and economic welfare of the country.