Collecting elements can be risky business. Tellurium is one of those elements that poses a dire threat — not to one’s health, but to the element collector’s reputation in polite society.
Before we talk about one big gun, let’s discuss 1,500 years of military technology.
Welcome to the sleepy Swedish town of Ytterby. I hope you like it, because we’ll be spending an awful lot of time there later in the series.
Let’s look past the bad reputation this element has to learn how it’s an essential part of an idyllic childhood.