There’s no new episode today, but hopefully next week’s Element Update and the following week’s return to our regular broadcasting schedule will make up for it.
The history of phosphorus is largely a tale of people getting their hands dirty. Very, very dirty.
From prehistoric times right through today, our hand-held tools have been made of silicon.
Listen to some of the pointless arguments caused by element 13, and take a look at the argument-filled history of one sharp aluminum point. Continue reading “13. Aluminium: War Of The Words”