I don’t have much of a formal scientific background; rather, I studied journalism, and I approach scientific topics from a storyteller’s perspective. Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Mala Radhakrishnan, who comes from the opposite direction: she infuses her scientific subjects with artistic inspiration.
For some people, rhodium’s most important aspect is its high price. For others, it’s absolutely priceless.
Occasionally I stumble upon a particularly ingenious art project, or game, or topic of news that I think you, the listener, might be interested in. Yesterday, I learned that the creators behind an exciting Kickstarter project had stumbled across me!
Element 44 is technically not named for Russia… but perhaps it should be.