We all know that radioactive rocks glow in the dark, except they actually don’t, except for when they actually do.
We hear all sorts of incredible stories on this podcast, but today we’ll meet the most unbelievable character of all: A friendly bureaucrat.
Decades of complex geopolitical chaos ultimately result in one afternoon’s rather embarrassing hospital visit.
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.